8 Ways to Learn a Second Language Along With Your Child

We live in a diverse and multilingual society. So what does that mean for our children? I can’t even remember how many job ads I looked through after college that read, “Bilingual required” or “strongly preferred.” Add to that the rapid globalization of the world, and our children may even need to be flexible enough…

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How I Taught My 3-Year-Old to Read

  It took a while for me to accept the “homeschooler” title. Most people have a certain perception of what a homeschooling parent is and when people started ascribing this label to me my oldest daughter was just a toddler. ‘Homeschooling?’, I thought, ‘You can’t really claim that title until your child is 5-6 years…

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How Breastfeeding Redesigned My Wardrobe

I was determined to breastfeed my baby from way before I seriously thought about being a mother. I just knew it was the right thing to do and that it was high on my list of ‘parenting priorities’. But, even with all the articles I read about the benefits (to mother and baby), the video…

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How to Get Your Toddler Interested in Chores

Do you remember watching your parents do chores around the house and because “they” were doing the chores it looked exciting and interesting to you? I can remember begging my mom to help wash dishes or sweep the floor as little as 6 years old because it looked important. Little did I know, this was…

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3 Ways to Get your Child to Enjoy Greens

My most recent ‘wow’ moments have been triggered by all the wonderful things I’ve been learning about dark, green leafy vegetables (also known as leafy greens, salad greens, edible plant leaves, etc). These nutrient dense, low calorie foods are an essential part of our diet. A quick research into this unpopular group of foods will…

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