Tag Archives: Journaling

A Daily Journal for Baby and Us

Hello All, I thought I would tell you about the journal I wrote that came out about the same time as my book. It is called A Daily Journal for Baby and Us. The purpose of it is for mom to keep track of her pregnancy from the very beginning. It has calendar pages and […]

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Pregnant with Possibilities

This was something I came across while looking for Blog articles and information on pregnancy. It talks about the approach to fetal learning that happens  in other countries. Since, we are truly a melting pot in America and getting more so every day, I decided it would be a good thing to learn. Knowledge is […]

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Its Almost Book Time ! From Jo

Things are getting quite exciting for me! It is almost time for my book, “The BS Years (Before School), Setting the Stage for School Success” to be published! It should be available the end of January or in February. I am looking forward to seeing what folks will think of it. I am pretty proud […]

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Pregnant with Possibilities

Let’s look at three main ways that babies are thought to learn in the womb. ( See, I’m still convinced we can help our babies learn in utero). First, they learn by experiences. According to babycentre.com babies recognize familiar voices and music they heard in the womb, and are soothed by them after birth. They’re […]

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Grandparents Rule!

In a recent post I talked about the various reasons for grandparents to be involved in their grandchildren lives. My niece sent me some articles from The West Valley View Newspaper that serves Avondale, Buckeye, Goodyear, Litchfield Park and Tolleson, Arizona, that speaks just to that topic. They describe how the West Valley cities proclaimed […]

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Pregnant with Possibilities

Pregnant with Possibilities This information regarding what babies learn in utero comes from www.babycentre.co.uk. I read the article in October of 2015 and was so excited to read about what I completely have always believed. It begins by stating that “You womb is a sensory playground for your baby and from about ten weeks she […]

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Parents compare babies to their ultrasound pics

  Does your little one look like their ultrasound photo? I never thought my kids did much, but technology has come such a long way in recent years that parents are now comparing side-by-side shots of their babies before and after birth. Take a look at some of the photos our BabyCenter Community members sent in […]

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Beginning to Homeschooling

This is a very informative article regarding having grandparents homeschool their children. I believe it to be quite relatable to my book, The BS Years (Before School), Setting the Stage for School Success. I advocate grandparents working with their grandchildren because they not only have time, but life experience to share . Grandparents have a […]

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The Common Sense Corner

The Common Sense Corner will offer suggestions for you to try on various issues with your BS age child. I was a single parent and raised two children to be pretty decent adults. They would be the first to say I was  strict, however, I prefer fair, but firm. In the classroom my philosophy was […]

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Developmental Milestones

Developmental Milestones Ongoing in my blog will be sharing information with you about developmental milestones which will cover the following areas of growth:1. Cognitive 2. Social-Emotional 3. Speech 4. Fine Motor and 5. Gross Motor. What happens when will be broken down like this: 0-3 mo,3-6 mo, 6-9 mo.9-12 mo 1-2 yrs, 2-3 yrs, 3-4 […]

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