Slow down to watch 50 nature stories that command calm and foster mindfulness All around us, nature is working wonders. Every day, hour by hour, magical transformations happen right in front of you. But it’s not always easy to see them . . . In this beautiful illustrated collection, 50 moments in nature are paused for you to watch them in detail. Then you should go outside, and explore, and see what you find when you take the time to slow down. Gorgeously illustrated, this ch
They speak! Few words are as eagerly anticipated as your baby's first. After the initial excitement and cooing over their genius subsides, many of us wonder whether that first word was a common one. Well, wonder no more! We asked over 11,000 parents to share their baby's first word, and have listed the 15 most common answers below. Were one of these your child's first?! The 15 Most Common First Words Dad (or Dada, Daddy, Papa, etc.) Mom (or Mama, Mommy, Mum, etc.) Hi (or Hiya
Willow, the brand behind the popular hands-free breast pump, is hoping to make its $500 wearable pump more accessible for parents with its new insurance coverage tool. Through its partnership with Healthy Baby Essentials — a licensed durable medical equipment distributor — Willow's insurance verification feature, which launched in February, provides breastfeeding parents with a variety of ways to potentially save on a Willow pump. "As we continue to offer breakthrough innovat
With lush illustrations, poems, and accessible scientific information, The Wisdom of Trees by Lita Judge is a fascinating exploration of the hidden communities trees create to strengthen themselves and others. We clean the air and seed the clouds, we drench the thirsty land with rain. We are like wizards. The story of a tree is a story of community, communication, and cooperation. Although trees may seem like silent, independent organisms, they form a network buzzing with lif
Why Should I Teach My Child Sign Language? Sign language is another way to make connections.
For all children, especially young kids who are learning to speak, read, and write and English Language Learners (ELL), sign language is another way to make connections to language. When being taught to speak and read, children hear the word being spoken and see it with print, but with sign language, learners are also seeing the sign being made and make the sign with their hands. Ther
These handprint bunnies are so simple to make and they are SO CUTE! You can make this bunny craft using construction paper, colored printer paper, or even plain white paper if you’re in a pinch. This bunny craft is fantastic if you don’t have many craft supplies on hand! We used construction paper, but any paper will work. These paper bunnies are a fun craft for kids of all ages. Most kids aged 6 and up should be able to make this bunny craft all by themselves. (Toddlers and
To make the egg hunt fair for everyone, color coded each child. Each person picks what color they want and that's the color they have to hunt for. To help them remember what color they have, give them baskets or bags that match their color. They can only pick up their selected egg color.