Liz Carlis is with us today to share some inspiring tips on incorporating transparency when designing learning spaces for the children in our lives… The word transparency holds multiple meanings. It refers to the transmission of light through an object, such as a window or piece of fabric, and can also serve as a metaphor for visibility – making visible what is valued, what has happened, and what is underway. So, how might you consider…

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Randi from Swoon is with us today to share some great suggestions for encouraging children to help out with everyday household chores. We’ve spent a great deal of time trying to decide how to create a system of chores that works for us and our young family. Like many other parents, we started out using a rewards based chore chart when our oldest was a toddler. Prizes were a great motivation at first, but over…

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Adrienn is with us today with some great tips for transitioning your child into their own bed… We are arriving at another huge milestones at our house. My little man turned 3 in November and I feel it’s slowly time to make the transition from crib to toddler bed. At the moment he shares the tiny nursery with his toddler sister. And although their two cribs next to each other make our bedtime routines and…

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Joey from Made by Joey is with us today to share some great tips for keeping our children’s spaces fresh and inviting. As our children mature, it is inevitable that we will encounter times when their personal spaces need to be reassessed and/or refitted to accommodate their new interests and activities. After recently deciding that we were ready to pass along our beloved homemade play kitchen, I felt it was time to look at the…

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Monique of Green Acorns is with us today with to share the power that comes with introducing children to role models within our communities. I educate my three children at home.  It is one of the most challenging roles I have taken on and also one of the most rewarding.  As my children get older and their interests broaden, I have had to accept that I cannot teach them all that they desire to know. …

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