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Mother’s Day

Breakfast in Bed: Here are a few recipe ideas from Williams and Sonoma and Epicurious. Extra points if you remind  everyone that Moms should not do dishes after breakfast in bed. It is a rule. We love this blog from Food Network.  It is a good reminder of what is safe for children to help with in the kitchen. Some menu items are best made on…

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Mother’s Day Flowering Tree

There’s nothing better than the pride and sweet smile that a child shows when they’ve given a gift that they made. Make Mom’s day special with this Flowering Tree that can be handcrafted by her biggest love. You probably have all the supplies on hand. Prep and cleanup are a snap and it’s a perfect activity to do any day of the week! It’s colorful, quick…

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Saint Patrick’s Day Project

Here’s a quick & easy Saint Patty’s day project … make a Shamrock or Heart Necklace! You will need: Construction paper, preferably green! Scissors Hole punch Ribbon or yarn for stringing What to do: 1. Cut different sized hearts or shamrocks from the construction paper. 2. Punch a hole at the top of each shamrock or heart. 3. String the Shamrocks or hearts onto the…

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How to keep the children entertained when it’s raining!

It can be hard to entertain the little ones when it’s raining outside. But if you are looking for a fun way to save them – and yourself – from watching too much television, noting beats a good old fashion game day! Game days are a great way to build memories, revive old family traditions or even build new ones. Games introduce new ways to…

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Looking for a fun Valentine’s Day Project?

Happy Valentine’s Day! Are you looking for a last minute project to do with your charges? The best I’ve seen so far is this project for making Tissue Paper Valentine’s bouquets. These paper Valentine’s Day bouquets make a great decoration. And one of our “unofficial” T+C employees (Anna, age 11!) turned some of these tissue flowers into decorative office pens! For this project, you will…

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