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Kids Are Sponges

Kids are little sponges. They soak in everything they see and hear. We are told this all the time and it is true. Kids take in everything. It is an interesting analogy, as sponges can get gross over time. Does that mean are kids are taking in the bad stuff along with the good and are impacted by it? Unfortunately, they are!

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Warm Your Child’s Heart
9 Christmas Books to Read With Your Child

I love reading with my daughter. It is especially fun since she is reading and can buddy read with me. I love hearing her read. It warms my heart. She loves going to the library to pick out books and gets even more excited about it when there is a holiday approaching.

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Teach Your Kids Jazz Greats
Read Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band Before It's Too Late

Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band by Kwame Alexander is a great introduction to jazz greats for little ones. It includes a jazz glossary, information on some of music’s greatest jazz artists and an amazing jazz timeline. I was positively delighted as I read this book to my daughter.

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Get Ready for the Feast
Read Albert's Thanksgiving and Write Some Letters

Today we read Albert’s Thanksgiving by Leslie Tryon. This is a cute story of all that is to be done in Pleasant Valley before the upcoming Thanksgiving feast. Patsy Pig uses letters to remind Albert of all the tasks that she needs him to complete, everything from making the table to the cross-legged turkey. With all of the crazy last minute tasks and letter writing they have forgotten about the vegetables. Will they pull together and get the vegetables harvested in time for the feast? Read this adorable story to find out what happens! albertsthanksgiving1 Continue reading

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