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December 17, 2017     Category: Holidays

Enjoying Holiday Traditions . . . Old and New! Holiday celebrations are wonderful opportunities to teach young children about traditions that are cherished parts of our lives. However, in today’s fast paced-world, you may be seeking more family joy and deeper meaning to this holiday season!The key is simplifying and focusing on what really matters. Nobody can spread joy and good cheer when they are rushing!First, just say no to everything that seems obligatory and then reflect on what your family loves about the holidays. Consider what tradit...

October 26, 2017     Category: HolidaysHalloween

Halloween Traditions and TriviaHalloween is one of the most popular events of the year. We all love the candy, costumes, parties, and spooky chills and we probably have a few family traditions to help celebrate the season. T's Learning Centers in Jacksonville and St. Augustine love to celebrate the holiday with our preschoolers and all our daycare children and families! Here are a few more traditions you may want to adopt. Pick one or two and plan some additional fun for your family this Halloween season.Get in the Mood - Watch the Classic...

April 09, 2017     Category: EasterHolidaysPreparationHoliday IdeasMemoriesFun

A New Look at Colorful Easter EggsWith Easter almost here, chocolate treats and colorful eggs seem to be part of daily family conversation. For the eco-conscious family, here are some fun, natural alternatives to plastic eggs and synthetic dyes for a festive celebration!As an alternative to store-bought dyes, experiment with making your dyes using fruits and vegetables -  they produce beautiful colors! This is not only an all-natural method; it also introduces kiddos to the one of the many useful purposes of organic materials.To get...

December 03, 2016     Category: StressKidsParents

Keeping Stress to a Minimum During the HolidaysDo the holidays bring more stress than joy for you and your family at times? Don’t break a sweat. Here some tips to keep the holidays in perspective for you and your child so you aren’t losing sight of what really matters most. Keep It Simple First things first: make a list of your holiday projects and events and then prioritize them. Keep your expectations realistic. It’s absolutely okay to not attend every dang holiday related event or office party. Don’t beat yourself up ...