Explore Storytelling

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What do Charlotte’s Web, Beauty and the Best, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and Mr. Popper’s Penguins have in common? They are all incredible stories we read when we were children! Even more, they are stories that we still remember, in vivid detail, to this day. Their stories and messages have stood against the test […]

A Day at the Beach

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Growing up, nothing was better than a trip to the beach. Knowing that we would get to spend the entire day having fun in the sun, playing in the water, and building sand castles was more than enough to get us very excited. Although time and technology have changed many things, all the greatness about […]

Road Trip Activities

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Road trips are just about the most bittersweet activity a family can go on. On one hand, you are getting to spend quality time with the family, and the promise of a fun destination resides at the end of your map. On the other hand…that’s a long time to spend in the car. We can’t […]

Sand and Water Fun

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The first day of summer is just a few days away, and that means it’s probably about time to plan that trip to the beach. Or the pool. Or maybe just a short trip to the sprinkler and sandbox in the backyard. Regardless of where you choose to enjoy the warm weather, rest assured that […]

Backyard Fun with the Family

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We wait all year for this. The snow is melted, the clouds are dissipating, and the stores are starting to restock their sunscreen. That’s right…summer is upon us! Just in time for the beginning of summer, Father’s Day is just around the corner. Sure, dad loves to sit on the couch with the A/C on […]

Why Sensory Time Is Important

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Sensory play is such an important asset to a young child’s education. Through sensory play, children learn so much about themselves and the world around them. Children take in the world using touch, smell, taste, sight and hearing. Through all these avenues, they are able to learn the complexities of the world. Because there are five different senses […]

Promoting Healthy Eating

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In our ever-increasing fast food society, it’s more important than ever to promote healthy eating for our children. Childhood obesity is on the rise which brings such problems as cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance (an early sign of diabetes), osteoarthritis, and disability. While young obese children are at risk for all of these things, it is […]