Tag Archives: Readiness

Grandparents rule!

Hello there, I have been thinking a lot about the role grandparents play in the lives of families today. For many years we became somewhat separated from our immediate families due to a variety of reasons- jobs, life style choices and numerous other issues. But, I am seeing more of a trend today for families […]

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Pregnant With Possobilities

This question, “Will my baby learn anything in the womb?” has elicited a wide variety of answers and has evolved considerably over time. Back in 1960 and 1963 when I was pregnant, there were not many, including doctors, who believed that learning occurred in the womb and actually they believed the very notion was foolish.All […]

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Grandparents Rule!

Hi there, I have decided to be somewhat preachy today because I am pretty concerned, not only about the quality of our education, but about the values and expectations we have for children. We have such a resource for teaching how we want our children to turn out in our grandparents. We may be older, […]

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Thoughts from Jo

For me the world just seems to get more overwhelming everyday and I wonder if I can ever say or do anything that might bring about change. After all, I am just a senior citizen who is retired and living a nice quiet life and what could I do that would help or bring about […]

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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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Grandparents Rule!

I have talked before about grandparents being involved in the education of their grandchildren. There are so many reasons as to why this is happening. In some cases, some sort of a family upheaval has occurred creating a need for the grandparents to take over child rearing. The parents may not be in the picture […]

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New To Blogging

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Hi Everyone! Boy, this is a really big day for me. This is my very first attempt at blogging, but since it involves sharing information with you about young children and how we can do right by them, I figure I should be okay. I taught little people for thirty years so my background is solid. […]

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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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