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June 11, 2021

Do this to protect your child from sun burns & lifelong skin damage

Sunburns & Sun Exposure Last Forever A sunburn today can lead to skin cancer tomorrow. Whenever outdoors your child’s skin needs protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. Protective clothing, hats, sunglasses, and sunblocks are a must. Look for long sleeves & pants, tight weaves, UV protection labels and three inch brimmed hats. SPF, […]

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May 15, 2021

Make this a habit

The single most important thing we can do to help our children develop the knowledge they need to become successful readers is to read aloud with them often; beginning when they are babies. Reading with your child at least every night at bedtime, is a good start. When reading books is a regular part of family life, […]

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April 23, 2020

Open-Ended Questions; we use them everyday, so should you.

What’s an open ended question? Questions that have more than one right answer, or ones than can be answered in many ways, are called open‐ended or divergent questions. This way of asking questions stimulates more language use, acknowledges that there can be many solutions to one problem, affirms children’s ideas, and encourages creative thinking.   Open‐ended […]

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