Celebrating Firsts

Celebrating the first times in your child's life is a great way to make otherwise ordinary days special and create lasting memories. You don't have to go over the top, but finding creative ways to celebrate with your child creates the habit of recognizing and celebrating life's little successes.

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Creative Solutions for the Exercise/Homework Dilemma

With new studies out seemingly everyday raising concerns about obesity levels and our kid's inactivity, I thought a post with some ideas on how to combine homework and physical activity would be a great start.

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Finding Your Creative Passions

Talking about creativity and passion go hand in hand. It is far easier to be creative when you have passion. What is passion? My favorite definition is Boundless Enthusiasm. If you wake up in the morning excited, or are kept awake at night with ideas and plans and dreams, well you have found your passion.

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Why “Growing Creative Kids”?

Welcome to Growing Creative Kids! As educators we are taught to think of young mind’s as “Blank Slates” We are told it is our job to impress our ideas and knowledge upon children to “fill up” the slate in order to prepare children for life. Unfortunately it is becoming more and more common for the

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