Back to School with Sylvan Learning- Huntington

Back to School with Sylvan Learning- Huntington

Let me tell you- my little guy (ok, he's officially as tall as me these days) can't stop talking about his week at Sylvan Learning Center in Huntington. He is obsessed with their Lego Robots and has become quite the ...

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Balloon Fish

Balloon Fish

This is one of the crafts my students and I did this week during camp. The kids loved crafting with balloons! Supplies: Balloons Googly eyes Tissue paper Glue Scissors Craft stick (if you'd like to tie your fish to it). ...

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Coping with Back to School Anxiety

Coping with Back to School Anxiety

It's hard to believe it's already that time of year again, and we're talking about s-c-h-o-o-l! For some kids it's a happy time. They get to be reunited with their friends and they get to move up a grade and ...

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Demystifying au pair childcare

Demystifying au pair childcare

Selecting childcare can be a challenging task on which many parents spend hours researching available alternatives and seeking recommendations from family and friends. There are several options to choose from and many aspects to consider. Perhaps the most misunderstood form ...

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Friendship 101

Friendship 101

When I was a kid, I had a hard time making friends. I was always made fun of because of my height (I am 6'3" now, so I was always really tall in school.) and didn't really make a lot ...

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Ladybug Bites

Ladybug Bites

Ladybugs that you can eat! A fun snack your kiddos will love to help make and be happy to eat! Ingredients:Cream cheese Round crackers Grape or cherry tomatoes, quarteredSmall pitted black olives, drainedBalsamic glaze or black piping gel (gel can ...

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Olympic Swimmer Dana Vollmer – On Swimming and Being a Mom

Olympic Swimmer Dana Vollmer – On Swimming and Being a Mom

Anyone else sad that the Rio Summer Olympic Games are over? Our family loved to watch the Olympics and cheering for Team USA but we found ourselves drawn to swimming the most. There was one swimmer in particular that caught ...

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Parental Intelligence

Parental Intelligence

Toilet training should always be a positive experience that a child is proud of. If there is increasing tension and frustration, stop trying and let your child show you in his or her own way when he or she is ...

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