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Kids activities and parenting advice for behavior and educational development.

What is a Kindergarten Entrance Test and How is it Used?

Kindergarten Entrance Tests

It’s hard to believe that it’s been a year now since we took our son for his Kindergarten Entrance Test! Kindergarten entrance requirements vary from state to state  and among the private and public sector of education. However, the use of some kind of screening test is pretty common.  These tests are used to measure …

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How to Effectively Discipline a Strong Willed Kid

strong willed child

Oh, the strong-willed kid. They are typically LEADERS in the making and FULL of creative ideas. They also leave parents asking at times “Seriously?”  That strong will is enough to test your patience on many levels!   I have worked with many strong willed kids throughout my career… and then I also became the mother of …

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Dentist Visits for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder

child at dentist

Kids with sensory processing disorder are easily overwhelmed or anxious about new sights, smells, tastes, touch and sounds.   A trip to the dentist involves many new sights and sounds.  Dentist visits for kids with sensory processing disorder can be especially difficult.   It’s difficult, but it’s so important!  Good oral hygiene can help prevent future …

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12 Fun Free Activities for Kids and Families

why you would love an rv vacation

I think you’ll agree that activities and experiences are the things we remember most often from our childhood.  Activities are very different than the “new” from a toy or object that quickly wears off.  The activities become memories that we hold onto and remember the most growing up.   It’s not always a big vacation that …

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