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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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How to Help Your Kids Love Art, Whether You Do, or Not

“How can I help my kids love art?” My mother asked my first-grade teacher. My mom was not an expert in art herself but had an inkling from parenting books that it would be a good thing to expose me and my sisters to. My teacher, one of the best I ever had, answered my […]

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The Schoolhouse – An Experiential, Interest-Based Education

{Disclaimer: We are working with The Schoolhouse Learning Center to bring you this post.}  As moms, we hope our kids grow up to be happy (or at least content) and successful (whatever that means for them). For our family, The Schoolhouse Learning Center, an independent K-8 school, has gone a long way in supporting these […]

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Equity and Equality; or Why I Hate Participation Trophies

Lately, everyone is throwing around a bunch of terms about inclusion, cultural appropriation, equity, and equality… I’ve noticed sometimes these words get used in the wrong context, or users don’t really understand the nuances of each different word or phrase. A few of our writers have already started tackling these ‘hot topics,’ like cultural appropriation […]

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