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About Angele

Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

8 Kindergarten Readiness Skills that are More Important than Letter Recognition and Counting

Often times when people discuss whether a child is “ready” for Kindergarten the discussion is centered on academic skills such as letter recognition or counting.  However there non-academic skills that are necessary for your child to have a successful start in school.  One might argue they are more important than the academic skills often cited….

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Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

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32 Black Celebrities Who Have Authored Children’s Books and Apps

As I search through hundreds and hundreds of books at the library, trying to find books that will engage my children, I am always happy to find those that are authored by some of my favorite celebrities.  In addition to making great music, films or being great athletes or politicians, it is nice to see…

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About Angele

Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

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5 Non-Dairy Alternatives to Cow’s Milk for Young Children

I remember when my baby turned one year old and had her checkup the doctor asked me if I had started giving her cow milk. It seemed like almost every visit thereafter, that was always the first question. I never really understood why this particular drink was so important to doctors. I mean, humans after…

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About Angele

Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

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7 Creative Ways to Teach Your Child to Tie Their Shoes

Learning to tie your shoes can be a fun or frustrating experience.  Keep in mind that tying shoes requires a strong set of fine motor skills.  Before you attempt to teach your child, make sure they have had plenty activities to develop their fine motor abilities.  Here are some ways to keep it fun. 1….

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About Angele

Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

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8 Black Kids Who Completed High School and Entered College At An Early Age

Traditionally children enter kindergarten when they are five years old and graduate from high school when they are 18 years old.  However these incredible teens are moving along their educational pathway at their own pace.  Check out seven Black students who either skipped high school altogether or graduated from high school earlier than the traditional…

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About Angele

Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

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30 Classic Songs by Black Artists that Celebrate Mothers

Being a mom can be challenging! If you ever need a pick me up, listen to one of these songs celebrating mothers. Ashanti, Mother CeCe Winans, Mama’s Kitchen Fantasia, Baby Mama Nas, Dance Lenny Kravitz “Thinking Of You” Shirley Caesar, Everyday Is Like Mother’s Day 2Pac, Dear Mama Boyz 2 Men, A Song For Mama…

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About Angele

Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

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5 TV Shows That Teach Literacy Skills

There is constant debate about screen time for children.  Some say no screen time, some say a little is okay.  If you are allowing your children to watch television, why not let it be educational?  Here are five television shows your children can watch while learning to read. 1. Super Why Super Why! Has four…

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About Angele

Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

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10 Tips for Potty Training On The Go and In Public Restrooms

Potty training at home can be a stressful task.  Going out and using public restrooms can add another hurdle to an already strenuous task.  If you are like me, you try to avoid public restrooms altogether, they can be smelly, dirty and just plain ole nasty.  However when you have little ones it is very…

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About Angele

Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

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8 Classic, Kid-Friendly Black Shows That are Streaming on Hulu and Amazon

The beauty of the internet and current technology is that once a TV show goes off the air, it does not mean it is gone forever.  In addition to purchasing the DVD’s of entire seasons, individual episodes also stream through on demand services like Amazon’s Prime Instant Video and Hulu.  Amazon Prime members are able…

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About Angele

Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

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How to Throw a Doc McStuffins Themed Birthday Party

When I decided to plan my daughters birthday party I knew we were going to have a Doc Mc Stuffins theme.  The show was relatively new so there were not that many products out there.  Now that more people have fallen in love with the show, more ideas can be found online.  I will share…

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About Angele

Angele is a wife to a wonderful creative husband, mother to two beautiful intelligent daughters and lover of art, education and laughter. She is the creator and author of ABC remix

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