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Gas station school

I have heard it said that we often keep kids away from world and then primarily try to teach them about the world in the classroom.Sometimes we box learning into something that only happens in a classroom, or only certain months, or that it is something kids only do between 8am and 3pm. But the… Continue reading Gas station school

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To the woman at the grocery store. And how you can help her.

https://www.today.com/parents/photo-mom-4-kids-grocery-store-goes-viral-t114843 (A picture of a mom at a store went viral. But you can see this at any store you go to!).   I remember when I first started working in labor and delivery.  I was 22 and fresh and new to the world.  Seeing babies being born was truly awe inspiring.  My brain was… Continue reading To the woman at the grocery store. And how you can help her.

Learning activities

Simple number and counting activity

If your child is interested in numbers, you can make simple number cards for little ones to help with number recognition, one to one correspondence and even simple math.  I used playdough with Logan to make small balls that he could practice using on the number cards.  It is a quick and easy game to… Continue reading Simple number and counting activity