Tag Archives: Teachable Moments

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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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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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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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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Learning Centers for 2 Year Olds

Learning centers for our 2 year olds are available during the first hour of our morning. As soon as the children arrive and say their good-byes to parents or caregivers, they are free to move where they want around the classroom. We create inviting, hands-on activities that allow for much exploration. As with our 3 […]

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15 Name Crafts and Activities for Kids

  My kids love learning about their names! We love to do a lot of movement and art activities related to exploring the letters in their names and building their names. Today I have put together a collection of 15 of my favorite name crafts and activities that we’ve been pinning over on my Name […]

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