Boredom Busters to the Rescue!

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The blogosphere is abuzz with ideas for “boredom boxes” which are cleverly assembled collections of ideas and tools for kids to create and for parents to have at the ready for the inevitable cries of “Mom, I’m bored!” Boredom boxes, sometimes called boredom busters, include ideas for fun activities to entertain, occupy and sometimes educate kids – […]

Tips for Summer Reading

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Summer is all about unwinding and taking a break from the routine and demands of the school year, but it shouldn’t be an excuse to take a vacation from reading. Experts tell us that kids lose core reading skills and are at risk of falling behind when they don’t read over summer break. Reading keeps […]

5 Books for Your Beach Bag

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For those few brief moments you have a alone in a beach chair, poolside chaise or on your own sofa, there’s nothing quite as nice as losing yourself in a good book. Whether you’re a fan of romance, crime fiction, mystery or sci-fi, there’s a book here for you. Download or pick up a copy […]

5 Ways to Celebrate Preschool or Kindergarten Graduation

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Don’t let your little one’s graduation from preschool or kindergarten pass by without a little fanfare. Remember the momentous milestone and his special day with these fun ways to celebrate.   What’s a party without a cake? Whether your grad’s party is the real deal or just a classroom celebration, make it memorable with a […]

6 No Fuss Activities to Share with Your Sitter

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There’s no need to resort to leaving the babysitter new toys or typically forbidden treats to feed your kids to ensure they are happy while you’re away. Instead, why not give your sitter a few no fuss, low mess activities she can do together with your kids. These fun activities are entertaining and take very […]