Toddler Summer 2018

Woohoo!   It’s Summertime!!! When I was a Toddler’s Mom, I loved the summer because of the added warmth and daylight it provided, beckoning all of us to the outdoors where it provided many carefree hours spent in our own backyard, basking in the sunshine. During the summer months we were able to ‘Play in the Dirt,’ enjoying the many perennial and annual flowers we had diligently planted in the garden beds and planting pots in…

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June Super Heros

Granted that all teachers are to be considered awesome, magnificent and highly instrumental in positively influencing students of all ages, it is the Toddler Teachers to whom I wish to give the Superhero award this month. They deal with the youngest of forming minds who also happen to frequently possess the shortest of attention spans, and are, as expected, totally dependent upon others for their daily needs. Being in school upwards of eight hours a…

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Mom’s May Happiness

Mom’s May Happiness For my May blog, I wanted to discuss the topic of Happiness. Not to define happiness because it, of course, means different things to different people. Countless articles, songs and poetry have been written on this topic ranging from the existence of Happiness DNA to exactly how to live to be happy. Today, I would like to explore how to control one’s emotions by choosing your state of mind. Parents have to…

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Water Water Everywhere!

  Water, Water Everywhere! “Water Water Everywhere…. but not a drop to drink.” These words were first coined by Samuel Taylor Coleridge in the late 18th century poem, “The Rime of The Ancient Marnier.” These words can have a positive or a negative connotation dependent upon how one thinks and upon one’s past experiences.   Some might think of a hurricane, a flood, a pipe bursting and puddles or instead, of raindrops, baths/showers, swimming pools and…

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