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Early Intervention: What I Know as a Mom and a Therapist

As parents, we are always concerned about our children meeting their milestones. We spend a lot of time worrying if their skills are up to par compared to their peers. Both of my children received early intervention services. My son received physical therapy for a gross motor delay and my daughter saw an occupational therapist […]

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Board Books: Our Family’s Favorites and Why We Love Them

It’s been scientifically proven that reading to babies at early ages encourages cognitive and language development. It is never too soon to start reading to your babies. I’ll admit, when I was pregnant with my first child, there were times I wanted to talk to him, but I really had nothing to say. He would often […]

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Food Allergy Mom’s Tips to Host a Food Allergy-Friendly Play Date

Someday, summer will actually be here. Kids will finish school and summer play dates will be in full swing. Does your child have any friends with food allergies? Do you feel nervous about hosting children with food allergies? As a parent of a child with multiple serious food allergies, I’m here to share with you […]

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My Favorite YouTube Channels for Everything You Need in Life

Hello, my name is Sarah and I am a YouTube addict. My YouTube addiction started after my husband and I decided to cut the cord on our cable TV subscription. Because of this, we no longer have access to any cable networks. At first, I was worried about no longer being able to watch all […]

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The Bellwether School: Gentle Parenting, Education, and Community

{Disclaimer: We are working with The Bellwether School to bring you this post.}   Years before we had our daughter, my husband and I had many conversations about what type of parents we wanted to be. During our childless car rides to the movies and long dinners out together, we would wistfully think about who would […]

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How to Create a Positive Behavioral System in Your Home

Chances are, if you have a school-aged child, your child’s school is currently using a positive behavioral system as part of their school’s behavior management protocol. Positive behavioral systems look different from school to school. My son’s school uses a cash system where students can earn reward bucks for being safe, responsible, caring, and kind. […]

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Bullying in Schools: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

I’ve got some pretty ridiculous parenting nightmares floating around in my head. For instance, my biggest fear while pregnant was that my kid would pretend to be an animal all the time. (Totally freaked me out and of course, came true. She loves howling at the moon with her neighborhood friends…) But one of the […]

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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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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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