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Celebrate National Crayon Day on March 31

Crayons are a creative staple in my household. If the plethora of dinosaurs, electronic gadgets, and books ever got boring (and apparently, they do) the kids will pull out the crayons. I love crayons because they can be used as soon as a child can hold a toy and into adulthood. You see them in […]

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4 Easy, Fun St. Patrick’s Day Crafts and Snacks for your Little Leprechauns

  In honor of our daughter’s birthday, who was born on St. Patrick’s Day, I wanted to share our favorite easy and fun St. Patrick’s Day crafts and snacks for kids. Every year on March. 17th we have a big celebration with lots of shamrocks, leprechauns, rainbows, and festive foods; this tradition began on the […]

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How to Celebrate Mardi Gras (Or Any Tradition) With Kids in DC

One of the many things I love about DC is the notion that it is full of transplants.  So many of us were born and raised somewhere else.  We bring these different cultures and perspectives with us, making DC its own little melting pot.  Our different backgrounds inform who we are.  They inform the decisions […]

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Gifts Your Child’s Teacher Does (& Doesn’t) Want This Year

Everyone loves finding those super cute craft ideas on Pinterest that you think your child’s teacher will love! The white handprints on blue paper transformed into adorable snowflakes, crayons glued into a wreath-shape circle, monogrammed hall passes, you get the idea. But truthfully, as a past preschool teacher, these are not the gifts that are […]

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