Category: Preschool

Dot and Ziggy charms the smaller set

Dot and Ziggy charms the smaller set

May 15, 2011 | Comments (2)

If it were a normal night, the lobby theater would have inspired moans and groans from regular theater patrons. Babies were crying, moms were nursing, toddlers were running here, there and everywhere. But on a Friday morning at 10 a.m., these sights and sounds were just fine. At the Chicago Children’s Theatre production of Dot […]

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New eBook Limits Create Limits for All

New eBook Limits Create Limits for All

March 14, 2011 | Comments (6)

A story I read in my old-fashioned, printed newspaper really made me think about how many big, traditional corporations are still struggling to find a profitable business model in the digital world.  The Chicago Tribune story “Publisher puts new limits on library e-book” outlined Harper Collins’ new policy of allowing 26 downloads and then charging […]

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Indoor Winter Fun

Indoor Winter Fun

January 29, 2011 | Comments (3)

When the north wind blows and fluffy white snow covers our backyard, outdoor play is nixed by this frigophobic Mema.  Instead, my grandsons and I find ourselves discovering new ways to amuse ourselves in the warmth of our cozy playroom. We build forts, climb through tunnels, don our super hero capes and jump off tall […]

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Virtual Pre-Kindergarten: Everything You Need in One Blue Box

November 2, 2010 | Comments (2)

One of the first places we make sure to find when we move is the public library. My husband and I have a hunger for books that we are hoping to pass on to our children. So far, even before they’ve learned to read, they sit alone flipping the pages to study all the pictures. […]

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Do You Disappoint Your Child?

October 11, 2010 | Comments (7)

It was a pleasant drive to preschool this morning.  The sun was shining and we smiled as we drove by the trees with the leaves all beautiful hues of reds and yellows.  All in all, we’re feeling pretty good about the day ahead.  We pull into the church parking lot and get our place in […]

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