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Published on December 13, 2017 under Curriculum
A wise friend is mentoring / teaching / inspiring me to remember why I do family childcare . We are working our way through a series of tough questions she passed my way.  The first…
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Published on December 12, 2017 under Winter
This morning we had a few melt downs and a little craziness .  So much to the point when a mom left she said " Have a mediocre day ! "  LOL ! Well, we…
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Published on December 6, 2017 under building community
Every day is a good day.  Even on bad days we can find something good.  Most of our days are excellent.  Hear me was not a bad day... not at all.  There are just…
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Published on December 5, 2017 under assessment
Winter seems like a time that our littles are more tired. I feel like (  Not a researched proven theory... this is a Debbie thought ) that the weather just entices them to slow down…
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Oh Evergreen …

Published on December 4, 2017 under Christmas
Today our newest friend started to school. He wasn't really NEW NEW as his big brother Gabe has been coming to school here for months.  This is Jude .  He took Molly's place.  I didn't…
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Christmas is Coming 2017

Published on November 30, 2017 under Art
Christmas erasers to match, sort, stack , count and pattern become much more fun when they are stored in a tiny cute basket .   I put this together last night.  I got the metal…
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Thundercake !

Published on November 29, 2017 under rain
It was hard to get out of bed this morning with the gentle sound of the rain hitting the mud kitchen outside our bedroom window.  But alas we did and it was a wonderful day.…
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Just A Little Christmas

Published on November 28, 2017 under building community
  I PLANNED to blog about our loose parts area today but Christmas broke out everywhere .   Children's brains are wired to automatically do things like this.  With no prompting several of the children…
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