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  • Nature Activities Your Children Will Love

    Nature activities are a perfect way to spend time together as a family and help your children appreciate the natural world. Getting outside is also essential for social, emotional, and cognitive development. So making outdoor time a priority no matter where you live is key to healthy development for kids of all ages. What is…

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  • Amazon Prime Deals to Promote Play

    Amazon Prime Day is here–and everyone is buying all the things. Many of the items that are a part of Amazon Prime Day are toys that are either not from reputable (aka safe) brands or are electronic-based toys like Leap Frogs or V-Tech, which you know I’m not about. Here is a list of 10…

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  • What are the stages of play? Jean Piaget’s Theory of Play!

    How can a theory published in 1936 still help you to understand your children and how to encourage them through their cognitive development?  While Jean Piaget’s Theory of Play is closing in on its hundred-year anniversary it is still used in education and psychology to understand the stages of children’s development.  And I can help…

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  • Are Pikler triangles worth it? abso-freakin-lutely

    Are Pikler triangles worth it? abso-freakin-lutely So what is this magic triangle that seems to be in every playroom on Instagram?  It’s a Pikler triangle and there are some great reasons why so many moms are falling in love with them.   You may be wondering if Pikler triangles are worth it? And I say abso-freakin-lutely. …

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