Pool Party Ideas For Kid’s Birthdays

This is a guest post by Kaitlin Gardner of AnApplePerDay.com. As always the only benefits I receive from guest posts is time saved and great tips! My son wanted to have a party at our family pool for his birthday. I was excited to hear that, because it would be…

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Mommy Questions – Little Guy 2012

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The other day I was cleaning up my computer, reorganizing and deleting files, and I came across the following “Mommy Questions” that I’d asked Little Guy about two years ago when he was five. I’m going to do it again to see how his answers have changed, but here are…

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Make a Waldorf Hand Kite

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About a year ago I made some major changes in my child care environment to give it a Reggio-Inspired feel. Throughout the process I did a LOT of research online and made a HUGE list of ideas to revisit and incorporate as time and money allowed. One of the things…

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That’s not a Toy Mouse

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The night started off like any other – I was settled down in my rocking chair watching TV and nursing Z-Man to sleep. He was such a good baby at bedtime, all I had to do was nurse and cuddle him for about half an hour and by 10:00 he…

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A Day with Tom Copeland

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If you’re in family child care for any length of time it’s inevitable that at some point you’ll discover Tom Copeland. I don’t remember exactly when I first heard of him, but it must’ve been shortly after I started doing child care. Tom Copeland is a celebrity in family child…

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Virtual Make-Over Fun

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The other day I decided it was time to try something new with my hair. I love being a redhead and I love short hair but it’s been pretty much the same for so long I was ready to make a change. But what to do? When you have really…

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