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25 Fun Weather Activities and Crafts for the Whole Family!

Last updated: 06/30/2019

It is so fun to learn about the weather! These 25 fun weather activities and crafts for the whole family will help explain weather patterns to kids in a hands-on way. Air...

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What Parenting Taught Me About Mental Health - Val's Version

Last updated: 06/30/2019

I had my first child in 1987, my second in 1988, and my third in 1990. My husband and I called it the “Go nuts now, go broke later” plan. In the early 90’s, the Internet started...

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50 Ways to Be a Great Example to Your Kids

Last updated: 06/29/2019

Of course we want our children to become good, responsible, respectful and successful human beings! But in our quest to “do it all” we may forget that some of the most powerful...

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Inspiring equality in STEM for International Women in Engineering Day

Last updated: 06/28/2019

International Women in Engineering Day, celebrated June 23 and founded by United Kingdom-based charity Women’s Engineering Society, is an opportunity to raise the profile of...

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Gifted and talented | The Spectator

Last updated: 06/28/2019

Despite occasional evidence to the contrary, I have persisted in the belief that the ability to play chess well indicates a powerful intelligence. Goethe wrote that chess was a...

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Music and Parenting: Making the Most of this Powerful Parenting Tool

Last updated: 06/28/2019

Did you know that music is one of the most powerful parenting tools out there, whether or not you are musician? Use how to combine music and parenting into the ultimate winning...

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The Fab Lab With Crazy Aunt Lindsey is creating kids science show PLUS a storytime book club series | Patreon

Last updated: 06/27/2019

The Fab Lab With Crazy Aunt Lindsey is creating kids science show PLUS a storytime book club series The mission of The Fab Lab is to bring accessibility, inclusivity, and...

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The Artful Parent - Revised Edition | TinkerLab

Last updated: 06/27/2019

Holy art goodness! The Artful Parent (aff), revised edition from Roost Books just hit the shelves! I adore the original book and this new edition is simply beyond. It’s...

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Dear New York Post: Free-Range Parenting is Not About Negligence - Let Grow

Last updated: 06/27/2019

"Free-Range Parents Let 4-year-old Play with Fire and Curse Like a Sailor.” That's the title -- and tenor -- of a piece that ran in Thursday's New York Post. Take a look at it...

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Good news for child care, but more advocacy needed today!

Last updated: 06/27/2019

Good news for child care, but more advocacy needed today! Click to learn more and help.   We did it! We passed the first hurdle! Now to the next hurdle. Sensweeney@njleg.org...

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