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Is My Child’s Video Gaming A Habit Or An OBSESSION!?

Video Gaming Then & Now I remember when my family got our video gaming console in the 1980s. I grew up in a small town in Indiana, where summers were for running around outdoors, but the winters could be brutally cold. This particular winter, my brother had been sick, and I had been stir-crazy.  I’m […]

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6 Easy Things You Can Do to Help Your Child Learn to Read

Learning how to read is a really exciting time for children and parents. Although most children start to learn how to read in elementary school, there are several pre-reading skills that they will need to develop before then. Parents can help strengthen these pre-reading skills to better prepare their children for when they are ready […]

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What You Need to Know If Your Child’s School Closes on Thursday

As I write this, our state in experiencing the most historic movement in public education since…really, ever. With an affirmative vote of teachers from across the state, a walk-out has been scheduled to protest the need for increased funding for public education. Every mama’s head is now swirling around what this means for their family, […]

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National Reading Awareness Month

Reading Aloud is Simple, and SO Important!

Did you know that March is National Reading Awareness Month? The need for a national campaign encouraging parents to read aloud to their children each day is necessary, as 1 in 3 students get to kindergarten without the tools required for lifelong learning. We need a national campaign because children who are not reading proficiently […]

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10 Reasons to Choose BASIS Phoenix Primary

This post was written and sponsored by our partners at BASIS Phoenix Primary.Are you looking for a school for your child(ren)?  If so, be sure to read below for 10 Reasons to Choose BASIS Phoenix Primary! Tuition-free, world class education: BASIS Phoenix Primary is a tuition-free public charter school providing students with a world-class education that […]

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Celebrate Black History Month with these Children’s Books

February is Black History Month; a time to celebrate the achievements of African Americans, their impact on American history, and to educate our children about racism, discrimination, and bias. This month’s book round up focuses on children’s picture books that both celebrate the achievements of some of the monumental figures in black history and paint […]

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