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Bullying: One Mom’s Perspective on Helping Your Kids Cope

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. As many as 28% of all kids from 6th through 12th grade report having been bullied. This particular subject hits very close to home. My daughter coped with being bullied by classmates before she was 10 years old. I know I’m not the only mom helping her child deal […]

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A Lego firefighter and truck I could use when discussing fire safety with my children.

Fire Safety: Effectively Improving Your Kids’ Knowledge

There is a never-ending list of topics we should talk to our children about. One topic that doesn’t usually come to mind immediately is fire safety. I recently found out that the month of October is dedicated to fire prevention and fire safety awareness. I began thinking about how much my kids know about fire […]

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Top 6 Products to Keep Kids Warm from Danish Woolen Delight

Top Six Products from Danish Woolen Delight to Keep Kids Warm!

{Disclaimer: We are working with Danish Woolen Delight to bring you this post.} The leaves are changing and the air is getting crisp, we all know what that means…winter is coming! In anticipation of the cold weather, we put together our Top Six Products from Danish Woolen Delight to help keep your kids warm!  1. […]

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A New Career? Transition to Teaching with TAP at Champlain College

{Disclaimer: We are working with the TAP program at Champlain College to bring you this post, however, all opinions are our own!} When you have young children at home, your career can become the LAST thing on your mind. It doesn’t seem possible to think of anything else apart from the endless feeding, changing, and […]

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Raising a Bilingual Child in an English-Speaking Community

Every day, when I pick up my daughter from daycare or school, one kid always looks at us with wide opened eyes. Some won’t say anything but simply stare, amazed. Some ask, “Are you speaking French?” My daughter always responds, “No, it’s Chinese. My mommy and I speak Chinese. We’re very special.” These are my […]

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Caught in a School Lockdown: What You and Your Kids Should Know

It was time to head home after a fun children’s story hour at our library, when my 18-month-old daughter and I were surprised by a loudspeaker announcement that school lockdown procedures were being implemented. Since the library was directly connected to the neighboring school building, all of us inside were included in the school lockdown. […]

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