Kylee Truman

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Fun Activities With Items From Your Pantry

October 23, 2017

I recently saw a TV episode from a 1960's show where parents were bemoaning the expense of a child's birthday party. At the time, they were bemoaning $3 or $4 dollars for a theme park visit. 

Although the dollar amounts have changed, the concern has not. It's easy to feel like having fun with your child or giving your preschooler a fun activity with his or her friends requires spending a ton of money.

But there are so many fun activities you can do with every-day items that cost almost nothing. The best part? You can do these fun activities with items you probably already own. 

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What Do Preschoolers Learn?

August 28, 2017

Whether you've just enrolled your child in preschool or are considering it in the near future, it's important to realize what your preschooler will learn. While every program is different, most preschools will help your child learn in the following areas.

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Starting a Preschool Garden

July 31, 2017

Have you ever had any of these problems with your preschooler? 

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5 Money-Saving Tips for Preschool Fun

June 22, 2017
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Eating Organic Without Teaching Your Preschooler To Look Down On Others

June 1, 2017

They all pulled out their lunches. Jared had the usual—a homemade peanut butter and jelly sandwich, a bag of chips, and a Little Debbie.

“What is that!” a girl practically yelled as she pointed at his lunch. “Don't you know that desserts aren't good for you? They make you fat!" At this point, I intervened and Jared was saved any more humiliation. 

How do you teach your child something you believe in strongly without also teaching him or her to look down on others? That's a question that faces all of us, whether you only eat organic food or not. 

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How to Prevent Your Own Parent Tantrums

May 18, 2017

Parenting little ones finds a way of exposing our edges. We find we can love more than we thought possible; our selfishness, however, also extends further than we could see.

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Developing the Imagination of Your Preschooler

April 3, 2017

In a 1929 interview with The Saturday Evening Post, Albert Einstein said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”

According to several scientific studies, imagination is a crucial ingredient in proper child development. How can you foster imagination in your child? How can you help develop the imagination of your preschooler?

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