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Kids Sleep Meditation: 6 Daily Practice Dos and Don’ts

Kids Sleep Meditation: 6 Daily Practice Dos and Don’ts

What are the key dos and don’ts of pre-sleep routines? I’ll fill you in. Plus, you will learn about one of my favorite items to incorporate in pre-sleep routines for kids. Bonus: adults may like it, too! So, if you, your child(ren), or your family has been struggling to get enough quality sleep, this one is for you.
Ditch Your Toy Box?!

Ditch Your Toy Box?!

By Deborah Brooks  The best advice I received about my playroom was to get rid of my toy box! You heard it--no one should have a big toy box that becomes a dumping ground for toys. This was one of the many tips from my talk with Connie Huson, playroom consultant and former kindergarten teacher. Y...
Should we Bring Back Home Ec and Shop Classes?

Should we Bring Back Home Ec and Shop Classes?

By Deborah Brooks  When I was in grade school we had to take Home Economics classes in both grade 7 and 8. Generally the girls took Home Ec and the boys took Machine Shop. I learned the basics of cooking and sewing and had a good time in each class. These might be the only skills I learned in gr...