The Busy Mom’s Guide to Potty Training

Potty Training Made (Somewhat) Easy! Did you know that you can pay someone to potty train your child? Yes, you read correctly – for a large fee, (some people even charge up to $1000), someone will come to your house and teach your child how to pee and poop in the potty. Toilet training is something of a rite of passage for our toddlers, and common sense tells you that they will figure it out eventually. However, it is a topic that is very stressful to many busy parents. So, if you are one of those people who are...

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Thomas & Friends Sets Friendship In Motion!

Inspiring Frindships Big And Small Think about when you were in preschool. You had so many firsts that you were just discovering! You met new friends all the time, you learned how to interact, how to share, you learned about kindness, and also how to express your feelings and how to understand others feelings. It was a very exciting time to say the least. However, times are changing and we are officially living in a digital world. We are slowly losing that personal connection. Little kids know how to operate an iPad before they even learn how to talk....

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How to Raise Well-Mannered Children

Methods for Mastering Manners When I was a young teacher, I was greeting students one morning when the brother of one of my students came up to me. He shook my hand firmly and introduced himself while looking me in the eye. I could have fallen over I was so shocked because he was only eight years old! We all know many adults who do not know how to introduce themselves this eloquently. From that moment, I vowed that, when I had my own children, I would make sure they were this well-behaved. Well, it turns out that it...

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Great Ways to Get Kids Reading, No Books Involved

Tips & Tricks for Dealing with Reluctant Readers While many children love to read, there are plenty of other kids who either dislike it or absolutely hate it. This makes it really tricky for parents who know that their kids are required to read for a certain amount of time each night as part of their homework.  Reading is an important part of life, beginning in school and extending all the way into the business and working world.  If your child is a reluctant reader, the best way to encourage them to at least start to like it is...

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Creating The Perfect Easter Egg Hunt At Home

Easter Is Right Around The Corner Easter is such a fun time of the year, especially for the little ones. They love getting candy in their baskets, doing Easter egg hunts and putting carrots out for the Easter bunny. With Easter comes tradition and lots of family bonding time! Easter day and even the day before Easter the fun begins. I remember when I was younger having an Easter egg hunt was what we always waited anxiously for. My parents would hide eggs, this can be done indoors or outdoors, and would use the plastic eggs or the Cadbury...

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