• Schooling at Home: The Real Lessons We Should Be Teaching Our Kids

      With all the educational trends over the last year pointing towards homeschooling and remote working, parents all over the world have had to fly by the seat of their pants. When they receive work from the school, they have to interpret it and do the best they can with the child. And while there’s a lot to be said about the importance of academics, while our children are at home, we might want to start thinking about the best lessons that we can teach our children that are not necessarily provided by schools. If you have thought that there are certain lessons that you need to teach your children,…

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    5 Excellent Reasons Why Early Childhood Education Is So Important

    Most parents are anxious about whether sending their child to an early learning center is the best idea. It can be hard to separate yourself from your child when they are so young. But, in many cases, it is the only option as parents need to return to work. Even if work is not a factor in the equation, there are five excellent reasons why you should be focusing on early childhood education for your child.  Just be sure to take your time choosing the right place. A little research will ensure you’ve chosen a reputable center, such as this Croydon early learning center. 1. Independence One of the toughest…

  • Simple Tips For Home-Schooling During The Pandemic

    Just as adults have started to work from home, some children are being forced to learn from home. This is not something they will be used to at all, as you can imagine. However, you have a perfect opportunity to be a part of their educational development and help them to understand core concepts that feature in their curriculum. Something about being in the heart of your child’s education and helping them to understand and learn about the world should send tingles up anyone’s spine. But how do you help them learn in an environment which they’re not used to learning in, and how do you adjust to the new…

  • Why pest control is so important when you own a home in Santa Monica

    A lot goes into owning or renting a home. Landscaping, structural and appliance maintenance, utilities…the list is endless. One essential aspect of home care is often overlooked – preventive pest control in Santa Monica. Getting rid of bugs doesn’t suffice as pest control. Routine preventive pest control is an essential aspect of your property’s health, value, and structure, as well as to the health of the residents too, and should be carried out regularly by trusted local Pest Control Experts. Scheduling a pest control service saves you time, money, and headaches emanating from pest infestations. A bonus, you will not require to battle critters and bugs all the time. Keep on…

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    Writing! Writing! A Joy With Pilot Pens!!

    Y’all know I have a real addiction to pens.  Yes, pens; those lovely instruments that put ink on paper. Those instruments that write love songs, create moving novels or in my case keep my calendar up to date.  I’m probably the real reason that pens are on chains or have huge flowers attached to them. Yup, the pen whisperer! They just follow me home! HONEST!! Shoplet (don’t forget to use your Rakuten account. 2% back!) and Pilot Pens graciously sent me several packages of pens that I can’t wait to tell you about!! Let’s start with the Acroball Pro Hybrid Pens This is not just a good-looking pen, but the…

  • Beautiful Oops! By Barney Saltzberg

    With Christmas blazing towards at breakneck speed I’m thrilled to share with you some great idea’s for gifts starting with this a great book from Chinaberry. Chinaberry is a San Diego based business that has so many things for kids!! OH MY GOODNESS!! From books, pretend play to baby shower gifts and so much more!! Today I want to tell you about Beautiful Oops! A book written by Barney Saltzberg. And it’s not just me that is in love with our new book, but 3 year old Alice has requested this book every day since it arrived. EVERY. SINGLE. DAY!! This is the perfect book for kids in general, but for kids…

  • Whistlefritz On Va Jouer!! YES! (Let’s Play)

    It’s no secret I’m a huge fan of Whistlefritz CD’s and DVD’s.  These are FUN ways for kids to learn a new language!  Whistlefritz CD’s and DVD’s have received so many awards, from Parents’ Choice, Mom’s Choice, Mr. Dad, The Dove Foundation, NAPPA and KIDS FIRST! The folks at Booklist has praised them as “perfect for both school and home settings.”  Alice, Emma, Eli and myself AGREE!! 8 thumbs UP from my crew. The newest release is On Va Jouer (Let’s Play) is equally as fun and entertaining to watch!  The On Va Jouer DVDs combine live-action, animation, interactive skits and music. On Va Jouer!  Let’s PLAY!!  Is being released just in time for Bastille Day, which is  July 14. …