Monthly Archives: March 2012

Report from Washington

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Last month I had the opportunity to travel to Washington DC and participate in the 2012 Public Policy Forum sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC ). There were people at this forum from all over … Continue reading

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Lansing School Restructuring Means New Choices for Parents

Posted on by Elisabeth Weston

Most of EC3’s families live in Lansing, and many send their children to Lansing schools after EC3 graduation. This year, several changes are slated that will have a direct impact on the choices available for these families–a couple elementary schools … Continue reading

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Time to Give Up Naps?

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Henry is an excellent nighttime sleeper.  Bedtime routine is done by 7:30 p.m., he is typically asleep five to ten minutes later, and he routinely sleeps till 6:30 or 7:00 a.m.  Henry used to be an excellent napper.  But, it … Continue reading

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Book Review: BabyLit Books by Jennifer Adams

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I wrote a review a while back for Green Spot Blue (a literary and parenting online magazine) around a series of new counting primers  for children that use classic literature.  They are called BabyLit Books and they are by Jennifer … Continue reading

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“I just played”

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My routine with my daughter is always to read her a couple books every night before she goes to bed. After story time, we talk. I ask questions… a lot of questions. Sometimes she engages, other times she doesn’t. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Introducing Your Child to Jazz

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A while ago, I wrote an editorial about introducing kids to jazz music for Green Spot Blue (A literary and parenting online magazine).  Here is a snippet from the beginning of the article:

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Foster Grandparent Program Needs Volunteers

Posted on by Elisabeth Weston

EC3 has been partnering with the Foster Grandparent program for more than a year, and we love having “grandmas” in several classrooms to assist the teachers and engage with the children. The program is recruiting new volunteers to serve at … Continue reading

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