Back to School: The Top Five Tips Teachers Wish They Could Tell Parents

  The school year will be starting for many students (and parents) in just a few short days.  For some, the school year has already started.  As I pass other parents at dance lessons or …

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To the Parent Who is Crying at Kindergarten Drop-Off

                                          Dear Mom (or Dad) Who is Crying in their Car, I see you, because …

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Is it Procrastination, Anxiety, or Avoidance?

  Have you ever had an important project or paper to do and found that you suddenly had an urgent need to reorganize your pictures on Facebook, browse “how to” videos on YouTube, or clean …

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How to Give Your Kid an Awesome Early 90’s Lesson #3: Free Time is Good

  I was born in the 80’s, but most of my childhood memories are from the early 90’s. My husband and most all of my friends grew up during this time period too. Parenting was …

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Fun, Cheap, and Easy Ideas to Do With Your Kids Today- Barnes and Noble Storytime

Head over to Barnes and Noble for a variety of free events and storytimes.  Storytimes usually take place on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday with many special events also held on Saturday.  The storytimes are held …

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Fun, Cheap, and Easy Ideas to Do With Your Kids Today- Alum Spring Park – Fredericksburg, VA

Alum Spring Park is located within the limits of the city of Fredericksburg at the end of Greenbrier Drive.  It is a great place to take the kids on a sunny day.  There is a …

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