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Children’s Christmas Books Worth Buying

   I’m a firm believer that every child should receive at least one good book for Christmas. Yes, they’re expensive, but if you’re careful to shop for classic stories that will never become outdated, then a Christmas…

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Choosing Open-ended Toys for Your Littles this Christmas

Choosing the Best Toys for Young Children this Christmas If you’re like me, as soon as you finished the last piece of pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving Day you began to think about Christmas shopping. If you still…

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Babies Laughing and Other Good Things

It’s Thanksgiving week. I’ve been sick. When I’m sick, everything has a gray tinge to it. On top of that I’ve been shocked, as has half the country, by the election of our new President. I’m heartsick, but…

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On Broken Hearts

On Broken Hearts This world is a rough, tough place. We know there will be pain mixed in with the goodness and joy of our daily lives. We lean on one another to make the uneven places…

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A Nature Walk by the Light of the Moon

Saving Our Children from Nature Deficit Disorder: Idea Seven A Full Moon Nature Walk   One of the most striking children’s book ever written is Owl Moon by Jane Yolen. The book was written in 1987 and the…

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