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July 17, 2018     Category: Summertime Reading

What a wonderful time to explore the world and everything in it with words.Now tha summer is here, is it too hot or too rainy to be outside? Is the family traveling in a car or on a plane or train? You and your child can make a new friend; learn about colors and shapes and letters and numbers; visit another country; find out why kittens purr or what fireflies eat. How? Just sit back, relax - it's time to learn about anything and everything - read a book to your preschooler!   And, of course, reread your child’s favorite book! ...

July 01, 2018     Category: Family Picnics

Outdoor summer fun and kids just naturally go together. Though technology may cause some kids to spend less time doing things outdoors, picnics are  a fun and healthy way to spend quality time with family members and other children.Here are some thoughts about taking time to picnic, either on the spur of the moment or planning a big event for family and friends:Picnics mean spending time outsideGoing on a picnic means enjoying fresh air and open spaces. Picnics are also a great opportunity for kids to learn about nature and its many plants...