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Kids’ Chores, What Do Kids Learn By Helping Out

Kids' Chores, What Do Kids Learn By Helping Out By: Lori Thayer Chores for kids, should they be helping out?  If you ask them they would definitely say no. But, kids learn important lessons by having regular responsibilities around the house.   Think back to when you were a kid. What were your responsibilities at […]

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What Type Of Thinker Are You, Learning About The Mind From Temple Grandin

The mind of Temple Grandin is fascinating because it works very differently from most of ours.  She is a visual thinker, thinking in pictures.  Recently there was an HBO movie about her life, starring Claire Danes, that won many awards.  The movie beautifully illustrates how her mind works.   Why does this matter? What can we learn from Temple […]

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Things To Do Outside With Your Kids For Free Or Close To It

Kids getting restless? The weather is improving and it is time to find things to do with your children outside.  If your kids aren't excited to play outside on their own get outside and play with them.  There are a lot of fun family activities that everyone can do together.   Not sure how to […]

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Girl with autism expresses profound intelligence

Autism has been on the rise in recent years and can be very hard for us to understand and deal with.  This nonverbal autistic girl has found a way to communicate and give the rest of us some insights into what is going on with her.  Hopefully we can all learn and better relate to […]

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