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Mixing in the pumpkin puree
How to Make Pumpkin Spice Yogurt
10/22/2019

Here’s a fun, easy and tasty treat you can make at home with your children this Fall. Recently we were invited to join Ms. Mikayla and the 2-year-olds at Kiddie Academy of Abingdon, Maryland, as they prepared an ooey-gooey recipe for pumpkin spice yogurt. We’re not sure what they liked…

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The Great Pumpkin Candy Giveaway
10/17/2019

Here’s a startling statistic – last year Americans spent roughly $2.6 billion on Halloween candy! Even more mind blowing is the fact that more than half that candy ended up in my house after my children went trick-or-treating. That may be stretching the truth just a bit, but every year…

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Character EssentialsSM for October: We Have Feelings
10/02/2019

Welcome to Emojiville, where the emotional state of the residents is instantly recognizable. 😊 - Happy  :(  - Sad   😐 - Indifferent 😠- Angry If only it was this easy in the real world. Learning to Manage Emotions Learning to recognize, express and manage feelings takes work and it should…

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Dad dropping off son
Kiddie Academy Tips for Morning Routines that Work
09/11/2019

Getting your entire family up, dressed, fed and out the door before the sun comes up is easier said than done. Forming and sticking to a morning routine will not only help your loved ones establish a sense of normalcy and save you a lot of headaches, but can also…

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What Parents Think About Back-to-School Anxiety
08/28/2019

The first day of school can be a source of anxiety for children and parents alike. In July, we surveyed a thousand parents about back-to-school anxiety. The results reinforced how common it is to feel nervous about heading back to school. Three quarters (75%) of the parents interviewed acknowledged that…

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