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School Mornings

Tweet thisBy Sarah Anderson With Labor Day behind us, almost every child in the United States is back in school, and let’s face it: going from the lazy days of summer to getting up and getting ready for school each morning can be a bit of a hassle. Even the most organized and energetic families …

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Happy Birthday, Maria Montessori

Tweet thisBy Sarah Anderson This morning I turned on my computer like I do every day, and just like any other day, I found myself going to Google to look something up. Today’s Google “doodle” immediately caught my eye. It featured puzzles, blocks and manipulatives – items that anyone who has ever worked in education …

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Four Fun Activities for Little Readers

Tweet this 1. Make Your Own Bookmark   What you will need:   Card Stock Scissors Ruler Decorative items of your choice, such as markers, glitter, paint, stickers, etc. If you’ve ever been to a bookstore, you know that bookmarks come in all shapes, sizes, and colors and are made of all types of materials, …

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Self-confidence

Tweet thisThis post is nothing related to children’s books or early education. Its about life in general, about taking risks, building self-confidence and overcoming your fears. I guess my personal stories have intruded into the house of tales! Last week I sold my car to the only serious, interested buyer who happened to be in …