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Children’s Literature: Some Thoughts on the Classics

I love to read. I love everything about reading. I love to go to the library or the bookstore and browse through all the volumes. I love the feel of turning the pages. I love getting to know the characters and where they live. I grieve a little when I get to the last page [...]

By Vicki Ledeboer| Thu, Jan 24, 2019|Categories: Education & Literacy|

Snow Day Fun with Your Kids

What a wild weather week! We've had snow and ice, closings and delays - and there's more winter weather on the way! We hear that some of you LOVE the snow and some of you are starting to get a little tired of it already... so we thought we'd share a few fun snow day [...]

By | Fri, Jan 18, 2019|Categories: Play|

My Child is a Picky Eater!

We hear from a lot of you that your kids are picky eaters. I have a picky kid, too. Our friends at FCPS's Early Childhood Partnerships team have written a super helpful guide for parents of picky eaters. Read on for some practical advice and some current research. (Click here for a printable pdf.) 5 Things [...]

By | Fri, Jan 11, 2019|Categories: Parenting|