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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

Some of my fondest childhood memories are of my mother or Nana taking my sister and me to the library. I would walk around in wonder as I perused the titles. I have always loved to read and back then, I could devour multiple books a week. Because of this, it has always been so […]

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The Difficult Decision of Redshirting Your Preschooler

The term redshirting comes from college athletics, where coaches “hold back” athletes from participating on the team until they have better developed skills so that they can extend their period of player eligibility and be more successful players. The term “academic redshirting” has become popular in regards to preschool/kindergarten age kids and the big decision […]

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Please Stop Telling My Child To Color Inside the Lines

Please Stop Telling My Child To Color Inside The Lines

I am fortunate to have a very attentive family and for that, I am grateful. But, sometime during Kael’s second year of life, I noticed that he was getting particular feedback from a few members of our large family. “Why don’t you try to color in the lines?” and “The sky isn’t purple.” My little one […]

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May is Better Speech and Hearing Month

May brings with it heat, sprinklers, swimsuits and all those flowers following April showers. It’s also Better Speech and Hearing Month. As a speech-language pathologist, it’s my time to shine, lol. During my practice, I specialized in pediatric speech and language disorders, and communication issues were such a huge concern for many parents. These concerns were […]

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The Prank Call

It’s been two years since that night. Two years and I still relive those feelings. To this day, if the phone rings during the night, my heart panics and I have trouble sleeping afterwards. It was all a prank. A prank call made most likely by some young boys that, for one night, had me […]

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2018Guide to Vacation Bible Schools in and around Lafayette

2018 Guide to Vacation Bible Schools In and Around Lafayette

Summer is quickly approaching and many families are looking for fun activities for the kiddos while they’re out of school. Lucky for us, many local churches offer weeklong Vacation Bible Schools (VBS) which are filled with days of learning, fun crafts, exciting activities and Bible stories. Check out our list below and add one (or […]

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Let Summer at Ascension Save the Day

Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by Ascension Episcopal School. Let Summer at Ascension Save the Day While the kids are counting down the days until summer with outlandish excitement, you might find your level of anxiety slowly creeping up to unsafe heights. Some questions that might be swimming around your head are “how much […]

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