The thought of having the kids home for two weeks during the winter can send even the most seasoned childcare giver into a panic. Cold weather, shorter days, extra sugar, later bedtimes, and visiting relatives can be a challenge. But with a little pre-planning, you can provide your host kids with a vacation to remember. Continue reading
In need of some ideas to keep the kids entertained this winter? Here’s a roundup of several great local blogs. Continue reading
From reviewing important seasonal safety tips to sharing holiday traditions from many different countries, our December cluster meeting was full of learning and fun. Each Au Pair brought a treat that reminded her of the holidays and a wrapped present for a gift exchange. Continue reading
Hanukkah begins at sundown on Sunday, December 6th and ends on Monday, December 14th.
Hanukkah is the Jewish Feast of Lights or Feast of Dedication. The Hebrew word Hanukkah means dedication. The holiday begins on the eve of the 25th day of the Hebrew Month of Kislev and lasts eight days. Hanukkah usually falls in the month of December, but occasionally can start in November. Continue reading
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