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Time-sharing with other parents

Ok, here is a nifty idea! You can start a time-sharing pool with the parents in your neighborhood or your kids’ school. As the time-share captain, you can share time watching the kids of the other parents. They will also … Continue reading

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Stimulating Your Child’s Brain

I love when a parent lets their children jump in puddles, play with mud, pick up frogs, and climb trees. Outdoor activities are so fun for your child. A child’s brain wants and needs stimulation to help it grow. Let’s get those motors started! Continue reading

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Allowing Your Kids to Help at Home

Let’s get your kids helping at home By teaching your kids to help around the house, they will become more hands-on and independent. This will build and strengthen their thought process, follow-through skills, independent thinking, creative thinking, and sense of responsibility. … Continue reading

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Have you heard of the Genius Kid App?

Originally posted on Segilola Salami Children’s Corner Well, what to do?  Should parents use an educational app for their kiddos? Sure! Educational apps should have many choices and opportunities to learn in a productive way.  The app should cultivate the … Continue reading

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Teaching Your Kids to Be Willing to Learn

Being willing to learn! This is a relatively simple thing to teach your little ones – lead by example. From firsthand knowledge with my kids, I discovered that I had to be willing to learn myself. I had to show that learning … Continue reading

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Chit-Chat Jar: Communication with Your Kids

  Let’s get your kids talking and sharing their thoughts with you by making a “Chit-Chat Jar.” How fun is this! Find/buy a jar or container. Make sure the jar is clear so the kiddos can see what’s inside. Write topics on … Continue reading

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Fun Ways to Inspire Your Kids’ Imagination (Without Electronics)

Imagination today is becoming rare – this is my personal opinion. We have so many electronics available to our kids today that they lose the skill and thought processes which lead to imagination. What can you do to help ignite … Continue reading

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Parenting Tip: Following Through with Punishment Consequences

Frustration, stress and mental exhaustion – there is so much struggle with following through on punishment with your kids. Yes, it is easier to say nothing and to give in, BUT what will your kids learn? Nothing good. Continue reading

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How to Educate in the Home

Micro-educate What you are about to read is what you hear quite a bit – educate in the home! Always educate outside of the classroom.  Yes, easier said than done, I know.  We are tired, stressed, overwhelmed, and have a … Continue reading

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Coming Soon! – Gabby’s Space Adventure

  Look for my upcoming picture book release about Gabby, a hippo that won’t let anyone tell her she can’t go to space! Being a hippo has been a hard journey, but I have never given up on my dreams.  … Continue reading

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