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Why Kids Should Play Outdoors in Winter

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Bundle Up and Get Outside: Why Kids Should Play Outdoors in Winter As winter and cold weather approaches, children’s play is often limited to the indoors. Adult fears about safety and negative attitudes toward exposure to cold weather are the … Continue reading

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Great Local Gifts

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I don’t know about you, but this time of year I often realize that I need a couple of last minute gifts for the kiddos in my life. Below I’ve compiled a list of fantastic businesses where you can purchase … Continue reading

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The Dirt on Dirt!

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“Don’t track mud in the house!” “Wash your hands before dinner!” “You can’t play with that, you don’t know where it’s been!” Parents wear those phrases out like old blue jeans put through the spin cycle too many times. Many … Continue reading

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How to Spot the Signs of Hearing Loss Early

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Why does the TV volume need to be so loud? Why don’t you follow the direction the first time I said it? Why is my child’s vocabulary not developing as fast as their siblings did? These are all valid questions … Continue reading

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EC3 Teachers and Staff Favorite Book Picks!

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EC3 teachers and staff love to read! In celebration of March is Reading Month, we compiled a list of some of our favorite children’s AND adults books. Please feel free to share some of your favorites in the comments! Great … Continue reading

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Fire Safety at Home

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EC3 staff members are trained on emergency procedures when they are hired, and several update trainings are conducted for all staff each year. Last week classrooms took a “field trip” to our on-site evacuation area when we conducted a fire … Continue reading

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Community-Building Saturday at EC3

Posted on by Elisabeth Weston

Here’s a list of OUTDOOR tasks for this Saturday’s (May 17th) volunteer efforts at EC3, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.: Dig a new trench from the parking lot space-that-always-floods to the playground fence. (Please bring shovels.) Rake and bag leaves … Continue reading

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Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head

Posted on by Stephanie Winslow

When it comes to fundraising, I’ve never been a fan of picking up the phone and making the “Ask.” I always have good intentions but never seem to find the time or energy. And–who am I kidding–it can be SUPER … Continue reading

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10 Non-Food Classroom Birthday Celebration Ideas

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Henry’s 5th birthday is fast approaching. It doesn’t seem like it could have possibly been a year since I wrote a similar blog post!  With his birthday right before Halloween, last year I wanted to come up with some ways … Continue reading

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Hey Mom, what’s for lunch?

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If you are anything like me, the thought of packing school lunches can be confusing and overwhelming.  I know that it needs to be healthy, but what exactly does that mean?  How much food does your child need?  Are they … Continue reading

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