A Stick Is an Excellent Thing

A Stick Is an Excellent Thing

While the trees are still bare, sticks are easy to find in the yard…in the park…on the sidewalk.  Here are a few [...]

Apr 17, 2014     No Comments
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Silver Dollar Words

Silver Dollar Words

When I was about five years old, my mother gave me a large pin that declared rather cheekily ”I’m essential!”  I assume [...]

Apr 14, 2014     No Comments
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Everybody has a Song

Everybody has a Song

If you need an excuse to read poetry to your child (and who doesn’t?), take this opportunity to share this poem [...]

Apr 10, 2014     No Comments
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Get Ready for the Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival in April!

Get Ready for the Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival in April!

It may be hard to believe after the winter we have had, but spring has finally come to Nashville. The [...]

Apr 7, 2014     No Comments
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Brilliant British Books and Authors!

Brilliant British Books and Authors!

Since I’ve just returned from a “brilliant” spring break trip across the pond to England, this post is a salute [...]

Apr 3, 2014     No Comments
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2014 Week of the Young Child

2014 Week of the Young Child

Every year the National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrates the Week of the Young Child! This [...]

Apr 2, 2014     No Comments
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Fabulous Fools and the Wisdom of Folktales

Fabulous Fools and the Wisdom of Folktales

Tomorrow is April Fool’s Day, so let’s look at a few fabulous children’s picture books about fools both large and small. Children learn about foolishness by [...]

Mar 31, 2014     No Comments
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Handwriting in the Computer Age

Handwriting in the Computer Age

Writing by hand seems more old fashioned each year, as computers and text messaging creep into so many areas of our lives. As a journal writer [...]

Mar 27, 2014     No Comments
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Women’s History Month: Books About Famous Suffragists

Women’s History Month: Books About Famous Suffragists

March is Women’s History Month, so we are going to be highlighting some great books about prominent female figures in [...]

Mar 24, 2014     No Comments
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World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day

Tomorrow is March 21st. For some, it’s just a Friday. For others, it’s the end of a long week or the [...]

Mar 20, 2014     12 Comments
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