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Thursday, July 28, 2011

4 Free Fun Math Activities for Summer

Summer is coming to end, and it is important that your children didn’t lose the math skills they learned during the school year. Math facts (adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, percentages, etc.) slip away with no reinforcement. How about spending sometime focusing on and practicing math skills with your children?

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The ABC’s of Parenting: Belonging

Today’s post is on the importance of belonging. The need to belong is especially true for children. As a parent, supporting your children and helping them feel that they belong is critical to their growth.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

A Great Summer Reading List for Kids

Today is the birthday of John Newbery. John Newbery was the first bookseller and publisher to make children’s books a specialty. He was born July 19, 1713. The American Library Association awards the Newbery Medal annually to outstanding children’s books.

Summertime is a wonderful time to explore and enjoy a new book with your children. If you haven’t been to the library lately, then it’s time to visit and check out one of these great Newbery Award Winners.