Category Archives: Toddlers & Preschoolers

It’s Playtime — School’s Out!

Summer brings the end of the school year and more time to play with friends, hopefully. Recently on vacation and playing with my granddaughters reminded me of so many things I enjoyed as a young child. One song comes to … Continue reading

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Managing Stress

What is stress?  Stress is the common, nonspecific response to the demands and the wear and tear of whatever happens to a living being.  It is a generalized physiological and psychological reaction to anything that threatens a person’s survival. Traumatic … Continue reading

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The Sandwich Generation – 2018 Update

So, I am definitely the “nana” of two young girls! The oldest is now 7½ and the youngest  about to celebrate her 5th birthday! They are a darling duo — fun, sweet, loving, playful, and keep Pa and Nana busy, … Continue reading

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