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The Valentine's Day Story

Zachary, age 7, asked me how Valentine's Day started. I told him we could research that at the library, but later that night I got curious and went online. I found conflicting information, so I decided to put together a Cosmic Education story to tell him the tale of the origins of Valentine's day. I shared it with him and it inspired us to make care packages for the people experiencing homelessness in our area. I hope it can inspire acts of kindness, or at least get some conversations...

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Making Memories

Salt dough ornaments are an easy and fun way to get your toddler involved in holiday festivities. They make great keepsakes, as well as touching gifts that any grandparent is sure to cherish. And best of all, with a little planning and patience, your toddler can do most of the work, which allows him to experienceconcentration, delayed gratification, and a feeling of accomplishment!

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The most important thing to remember when crafting with toddlers is that the process is more important than the...

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