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The Benefits of Listening to Music

by kishta allen Every morning when I wake up the first thing I do is turn up my music. When I get in my...
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5 Savvy Strategies to Win Your Charges Over to Vegetables

By: sarah koontz RD, LD Children and vegetables.  Yes, I know, those two words are not usually associated in a positive way.  However, I...
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“A Little Lighter” Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Amber Ketchum, MDS, RD Registered Dietitian These cookies are still cookies – they taste normal and they are still a sweet treat, but...
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St. Patrick’s Day Irish Soda Bread Recipe

By jacquie olson Baking with children can be a fun and terrific learning experience for them! Make this bread around St. Patrick’s Day while...
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Creating a Loving and Professional Relationship

By elizabeth conner It plays in my head like a movie: The lights dim, the film starts rolling, and there I am descending down...
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Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss: Crafts & Recipes to Celebrate in Style!

By amanda dunyak “A person’s a person, no matter how small!” How appropriate is that quote for this profession? I am a huge Dr....
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Loving Your Charges So They Can Learn to Love

By elizabeth connor My three-year-old charge, Bear, stopped mid-run, turning around to pull himself up into my arms. “I love you” he whispered giving...
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Talking to Kids About Race – Where to Begin

By madeleine rogin When we encourage children to ignore the ethnic and racial differences around them, we often hope that this will result in...
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Healthy Peaches and Cream Smoothie

By Amber Ketchum, MDS, RD Most kids love smoothies!  They’re sweet, creamy, and a great way to sneak in some healthy foods for kiddos...
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Sweetheart Pancakes with Blueberry Syrup

by amber ketchum, mds, rd Celebrate the month of love with this fun, healthy breakfast treat for your charges! These pancakes are so simple...