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Back to School: My Top Five Pinterest Boards for Tot Homeschool

Back to School

It’s back to school time and this year is my first year doing tot homeschool with Zoe. I am almost done with our organization prep so now it’s time to get our first assignments together. We already do a hands on and play by learning approach however I have decided to follow a few early learning curriculums and styles which are more structured. I work better with structure and as long as we both adjust, we will continue to have…

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Back To School: Organizing & Scheduling for Great Mornings. 

Back to School

Back To School with PreK12 Plaza  This is part of a sponsored collaboration with the PreK12 Plaza. However, all opinions expressed are my own. #PreK12Plaza Are your littles or not so littles heading back to school in the next few weeks? How about a little starting homeschool? We have one of each so for the next few weeks, we are organizing and scheduling our evenings to make for a great morning start.  Back to School time can be stressful especially…

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Caribbean Heritage: Brown Girl In The Ring

Brown Girl In The Ring

I’ve been singing “There’s A Brown Girl In The Ring” to Sugar Plum Z every since she was born. This is one of the songs I remember singing and dancing to as a child in our caribbean community of Brooklyn and on our annual visits to Jamaica. This is also the song that inspired her nickname Sugar Plum Z. I can still see myself shaking my hips and laughing when it was my turn to be in the center of…

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Acts of Charity Part 1: Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

How many toys, outfits, shoes and accessories do your children get for Christmas or whatever gift-giving holiday you celebrate? In most cases, I am pretty sure the answer is more than they need or too many. How many of these items do your children discard in a few months, a few weeks or even a few hours? No need to answer but I’m sure one of these options fits the bill. What if you could teach your children about acts…

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