January 18, 2018
by Mary Pat
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3 Important Reasons Why LOL Surprise Dolls Are Good For Your Child And You…

So my little girl has become enamoured with LOL Surprise Dolls recently. I was reluctant to let them into our world but relented in the end. Setting aside all totally reasonable arguments about toy companies manipulating us and our children, … Continue reading

August 23, 2017
by Mary Pat
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5 Ways to Make Going to Pre-School or School a Little Easier

So it’s time to be getting ready for pre-school or school and not everybody is looking forward to it! Here are 5 ways to make the transition a little easier for our children. I’m reading Deborah MacNamara’s book Rest, Play, Grow: Making Sense … Continue reading

February 10, 2017
by Mary Pat
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Your bilingual child has stopped talking at kindergarten. Is it selective mutism?

You’re an English speaking family living in Germany. You have two little girls: Lucy age 6 and Abby age 4. They’ve both gone to kindergarten since they were 2 years old. They’re learning German in kindergarten and you speak English … Continue reading