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Do You Remember Their Lasts?

Date: November 23, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Parenting, Reflection, Tips for Moms 0

When my kids were young people would often look at me juggling two little ones and say… “Wow you really have your hands full”, or “Enjoy it, they really grow up fast!” All it did was make me want to scream! After all, I was doing my best and I truly did feel like I…

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10 Tips for a Successful New School Year

Date: August 4, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Child Development Education, Parenting, Tips for Moms 0

A new school year is a very exciting time!  The opportunities and possibilities seem endless… Where do you start? What clubs and extracurricular activities should your child join? Will he make friends? Will he like his teacher(s)? As a parent it’s natural to want the best for your child and hope he will adjust well…

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Ready for Kindergarten?

Date: February 26, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Angie's Picks, Child Development Education, Parenting, Preparing for Kindergarten 0

In today’s competitive world,  preparing your child for Kindergarten may seem overwhelming!   Not only is there conflicting information at every turn, but also a sea of products to navigate through!  Where do you start and what should you believe? Let’s begin with a little about your bundle of energy… According to developmental psychologist Jean Piaget, early learning progresses from concrete to abstract…

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Physical Development and Exercise

Date: February 2, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Child Development Education, Parenting, Preparing for Kindergarten 0

***Little bodies need to move, move, move… Early Childhood is all about exploring and learning about the world…….. Physical movement activities help children feel successful as they develop self-confidence in their ability to do things independently. For a young child, the natural desire to move, run, jump, kick, climb, spin, and hang upside down are…

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Is your child’s Kindergarten classroom Developmentally Appropriate?

Date: January 8, 2015 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Featured Articles, Parenting, Preparing for Kindergarten 0

A typical day in kindergarten…… The classroom is colorful and inviting as Ms. Stephenson’s friendly face greets every child as he/she enters on this Monday morning. The walls are decorated with the childrens’ art work from the previous week. (stories of Fall, leaf collages, pumpkin art and pumpkin math, etc). At circle time in the…

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At the End of the Day What Do We Really Want Our Kids to Remember?

Date: November 16, 2014 Author: Angela Nettuno Categories: Parenting, Reflection 0

Several things lately have made me think, reflect…  Maybe it’s my age, maybe it’s that my oldest is starting college, or maybe it’s just God’s way of making me slow down and “smell the roses,” so to speak. My daughter, now 19, has struggled with some pretty serious learning disabilities in her life.  I have…

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