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Separation Anxiety: Preschool Edition

Separation anxiety has always been a normal part of our life. It comes with the territory of being someone’s person, of being their North Star when a change or shift happens. Separation anxiety rears its ugly, cuddly head when our son feels scared, feels a life shift, or sometimes is just unexplainably bothered by something […]

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STAAR Preparation: Explore Horizons to the Rescue

This post is sponsored by Explore Horizons. All opinions are 100% our own. Standardized tests—let’s talk about ’em. Even before I had kids, I knew standardized tests were a hot-button issue. They’re stressful to students, parents, and teachers alike. If you’re new to the game, here’s a little summary of our current testing situation in […]

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10 Kids’ Books on Coping with Difficult Issues & Unique Situations

Everyone knows the beloved children’s tales: The Cat and the Hat, Goodnight Moon, I Love You Forever, etc. But what about kids’ books that take on those really tough or unique situations that can sometimes be difficult to explain? Here are 10 books to help you begin the conversation with kids about grief, adoption, blended […]

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The Laughing Lunch Box

Caleb was “the new kid” in school this year as he entered second grade, so I wanted to give him that extra little smile on the first week of school. After some thinking about it, I came up with a silly surprise for his lunch box…and it’s actually something that was such a hit in […]

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Guide to Preschools & Schools in Collin County {2107-2018}

Moms, let's get real. . . Deciding where to send your children is tough! Whether it's daycare, preschool, public school, or private school, these are the places where your child will grow, develop, feel nurtured, and spend a large part of their day. No one should have to start this type of research on their [...]
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