Daily Routine of a Home Daycare Mom

Like every other working mom out there, I established a concrete routine to make my home daycare business run smoothly. The children thrive with a structured routine, and it allows them to anticipate what will be happening next. This reduces anxiety and gives them the stability that regulates their behavior. Our days flow nearly the …

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Five Open Ended Activities to Promote Learning and Foster Creativity

Children thrive on opportunity. They learn best through unstructured activities that force them to develop problem solving, logical reasoning, conflict resolution, language and encourage their creative attributes. Sure children love their cartoon figures and become excited upon seeing them and the new toys their owners keep throwing at you (looking at you Paw Patrol!) but …

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The Great Outdoors or the Comfy Couch?(Journalwithme#8)

This week's question is fairly straightforward: "Are you more of an indoor or outdoor person?" The answer is also fairly straight forward. The great outdoors is beautiful! It has wildlife and trees, lakes and oceans, beautiful blue skies and stormy rainy days. I love going camping, I love sitting on a porch overlooking the water …

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