Category Archives: Childhood Development

Organize Your Kids: Daily Task Schedule

We had a job board that we used to keep track of daily little tasks that the kids were expected to do. It changed as they grew, but it centered around the daily dinnertime tasks as the kids were still … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Project: Garland of Thanks

A Thanksgiving project that is truly from the heart! Kick off your family’s holiday season with an activity that will get them thinking about the most treasured gifts of life. I found this great post about making a garland of … Continue reading

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Organize Your Kids: Weekly Extras Calendar

I’m always trying new “systems” to get (and keep) my family organized or on schedule. With 4 kids, and both of us working full-time and then some, it’s really easy to get overwhelmed. Once we fall behind or miss something, … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Wish

Ah, well, you know how it goes, that idea in your head about talking to your kids calmly and reasonably, you know, like a real conversation, turns into a lecture. Today was no different. I got to thinking about Mother’s … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market – Fun For Kids

There’s something about shopping outside that turns a normally boring experience into an adventure for kids. Whether it’s a garage sale or a booth at a fair, they approach it as if they are inside an episode on the Discovery … Continue reading

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Baby Sign Language: Success With Slow Talkers

The sweet sound of your child’s first words quickly turns to constant chatter and then, let’s face it, sometimes you wish they would just hush up for a bit. At least that’s the case with the average child. I know … Continue reading

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