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We cannot create observers by saying 'observe', but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses. ~ Maria Montessori I stared to write a piece on Montessori...
I took a Literacy class in undergrad: teaching reading seems pretty straightforward, but there's an entire science and a host of theories all intertwined with how we learn language. The course was super dry, and the professor was really strict....
It's hard to believe we're already talking about July 4th, but the date is fast approaching. How does your family plan to celebrate the occasion? You may opt for a backyard BBQ and DIY fireworks display. However, if you decide to go the...
In recent years, I've often heard young couples who live in the Broad Ripple area make a similar statement: "We absolutely love living here, but once we have kids, we're moving to Fishers/Carmel/Noblesville/Avon/Greenwood." I can certainly understand how Broad Ripple...
Gardening with your child is a wonderful way to teach them about responsibility and healthy food choices, while fostering an appreciation of their natural environment. It may also help them avoid allergies, asthma, and autoimmune diseases. The National Wildlife...
Now that school's out for summer, what are you and your kids going to do to fill the days? How about berry picking? It gets everyone outside, burns energy, and at the end you get a reward for your...
In honor of May being the official Skin Cancer and Melanoma Awareness Month, I am sharing my story of melanoma survival. My skin cancer story started in elementary school. Coming out of summer vacation, my under 10-year-old self was...
With so many kid-friendly attractions in Indianapolis, your family is sure to find something everyone will enjoy in The Circle City! We've compiled a list of our favorite places to eat, things to do, and where to stay to make...
You've probably heard of birth doulas, but did you know that there are doulas for after you have your baby too? They're called postpartum doulas, and they're kind of amazing. Let me paint two scenes for you. Scene 1. You just got...

A Daily Dose of Love

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It started as a box to hold my daughter’s Valentines. It's now turned into a daily ritual. Each morning, my three year old “checks the mail” to find a note, one for each of my girls. These notes are just...
As a mom, I'm always looking for fun and free things to do with my little one.  I've found that keeping a four-month-old entertained all day can be challenging, especially because his attention span is short and most activities...
Before our son, Kevin, was born, I spent many nights during my third trimester laying awake worrying about all the worst-case scenarios; the typical "what if my baby accidentally ingests a lightbulb" type of stuff.  Knowing that I couldn't...

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Welcome Harry and Meghan! {The Former Royals are Moving to the...

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Today marks a new day for both Prince Harry and Meghan Markle as they officially exited their royal roles yesterday on March 31. Recently...

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