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The Joy of Dating as a MOM By Jillian Perry Reese

by Jilliian Perry Reese

Of the many joys of divorce, dating is probably one of the most joyous. (She says, sarcastically.) There are many "experts" out there to tell you the right way to do it.

Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as following a few suggested steps.  The reality is, it’s complicated.

Work Ethic & the Rainbow Unicorn By Jennifer Eckfield

by Jennifer Eckfield

Work ethic...I love the women I work with and I have an amazing team that surrounds me. They are the reason my business is successful and it is flourishing. In the last three years I have had an arsenal of people that have "had my back" and have shown me what commitment and loyalty look like.

But there are some days, like today, when you have that person(s) that knock(s) you off kilter and make you question things.

Divorce and What’s Right for the Kids

Divorce and What's Right for the Kids
by Jilliian Perry Reese

It’s been said over and over again. "You shouldn't stay together for the sake of the kids." I even believed it once. That was before I got divorced. Before I saw what it meant to have truly unhappy children                                                                 .

Teaching Kids Care & Kindness By Jennifer Eckfield

by Jennifer Eckfield

OK, so let's start with care and kindness. It sounds so simple but it's not! It's a learned behavior. There is one phrase you will never hear me say or my teachers, or any parent, for that matter: "You should know better". I know adults that don't "know better" so why should kids??? It is OUR job to TEACH them "better"!

Great Teaching is an Art By Jennifer Eckfield

by Jennifer Eckfield

The beginning of The Learning Experience Doylestown and Miss Jenny!

Great teaching is an art. Great art relies on the mastery and application of foundational skills, learned individually through diligent study.

Throughout my career I have worked as a teacher, mentor, and

5 Tips for Unlocking the ADHD Brain with Music

5 Tips for Unlocking the ADHD Brain
by Karen Campbell McGinn

As every parent or caregiver knows, children do not come in tidy packages.

They come to us filled with energy, individuality, and creativity. Some of these kids come to us with challenges in learning that affect them cognitively, physically or emotionally.

Keeping Track of Your Kid's Social Media

Keeping Track of your Children's Social Media
by Karen Campbell McGinn

Keeping Track of Your Children's Social Media by Karen Campbell McGinn

Like it or not, the internet, cell phones and social networks are here to stay. Many parents are not pleased to hear this, but they’re learning to deal with it. There are great benefits for kids who use sites like Facebook, such as increased communication and access to all types of information. However, there can be serious downsides to all this online sharing.

Check-out this statistic: Over 20,000 kids age 13 and under, try to cheat the age limit every day and sneak onto Facebook. 20,000 kids. Everyday. That number is staggering. But when you think about it, it’s easy to see why.

9 Great Organizations for Special Needs Families that you May Not Know

Nine Great Organizations for Special Needs Families that you May Not Know

Nine Great Organizations for Special Needs Families that you May Not Know

For families with special needs, there are so many things to consider with each passing day that it can become overwhelming. Housing needs, schooling, home accommodations, physical and emotional therapy, and learning independence are just a few examples of the worries the parents of a special needs child might face, and they don’t end with childhood; many special needs families support adult-aged individuals who need full-time access to care.

5 Little Pumpkins Movement Activity

Five Little Pumpkins Movement Activity
by Kathleen Zdenek, Wellness in Motion

This activity is great for teachers or anyone entertaining a group of kids, and can be modified for really young children through early elementary. It's a great way to get kids moving, following simple directions and being aware of their bodies in space.

Mapping Out Success in Your Child’s Academic Year

School Kids

by Amy Williams

Academic success for children takes more than just getting homework done on time. It involves autonomous learning and healthy academic habits that children can learn at home. Starting such habits early on can help your child be on the road to academic success throughout their academic career from elementary school up to even college. Here are some key ways you can help your child succeed in school: