Archive for December, 2018

Beating Cabin Fever with Cooking

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It’s winter. It’s cold. There’s no snow to play in, or the kids are tired of playing in the snow. What can you do to beat Cabin Fever? Try cooking! Cooking with your kids is fun, healthy, AND educational! It is sometimes said that “Cooking is science (or math) for hungry people!”  

Think about all the science and math your children are observing and using when cooking. There’s the math of measuring out the ingredients. For an extra challenge you ...

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Conversation Starters

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Does this scenario sound familiar? You pick your little one up from school, or maybe you are sitting at the dinner table, and you ask the age-old question, “What did you do in school today?” and the response you get is “played” or “nothing.”  If you want your little one to open up and give you the juicy details, open-ended questions that get them really thinking are the way to go. Here are a few ideas to try ...

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