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The Slumber Party

No doubt about it — we are in the midst of a reading crisis! Daily headlines remind us of our obsessive anxiety over reading scores and assessments. In all these alarming messages, one word is nowhere to be seen: LOVE! There! I’ve said it!

Happy Birthday, Ella!

No doubt about it — we are in the midst of a reading crisis! Daily headlines remind us of our obsessive anxiety over reading scores and assessments. In all these alarming messages, one word is nowhere to be seen: LOVE! There! I’ve said it!
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Childcare Directory

Columbus Parent and Action for Children have teamed up again this month to bring you our Childcare Directory. Action for Children is a nonprofit childcare resource and referral agency that has been serving Central Ohio families since 1972.
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Pediatric HealthSource

Managing childhood diabetes

Managing and monitoring diabetes are in your child’s best interest. It is very important to always consult your pediatrician and pediatric endocrinologist about your child’s health. Secondly, educate yourself and anyone involved in your child’s care in order to debunk any myths you hear about managing diabetes. Here are some examples of common myths.
Keeping It Clean

The Dos and Don’ts of Good Child Care Health

When children go to day care or preschool, they are going to get sick.
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Bearing the Pains of Child Care

Diapers, formula, hospital bills. We all expect new expenses once baby comes along. But there is one cost that might be a bit of a shock: the bill for child care. Most parents work, but profiting from that work becomes much harder once Junior arrives. The cost of child care has risen 255 percent since 1985 according to the Census Bureau, rising at more than twice the rate of inflation.

Creating the Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Every December, the performing arts conspire to get everyone in the holiday mood. Ballet brings its Nutcracker, music offers holiday pops concerts and Handel’s Messiah. Theater stages A Christmas Carol but, over the last three decades, a new theatrical tradition has arisen — The Best Christmas Pageant Ever.
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