Crayola Colors of the World Crayons – Embracing Skin Tones

Crayola Colors of the World Crayons – Embracing Skin Tones

Six years ago, our family dynamics changed. Not only did we bring a second foster child into our home… but the little 19 month old that came in our home that day brought “difference” into our home. We had adopted both of our boys when they were newborns. They are both caucasian, just like my husband and I. At times, we had people actually use the term, “Can’t deny that one!” when talking to my husband about my oldest son. No one thinks any differently when the home all looks the same. They assume those children are biological. It wasn’t until six years ago that we saw the different looks in people’s eyes.

My daughter embraing her skin tone with Crayola Colors of the World Crayons
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Kids Fighting the Corona Blues

Are Your Kids Fighting the Corona Blues?

As parents are facing the devastation of their lives being turned upside down, sometimes parents lose sight that their children’s lives have been also turned upside down. Men and women all over are battling a loss of jobs, essentials working overtime with fear for their own health, domestic violence, fear, depression, and so many more overwhelming feelings and circumstances thanks to Covid-19. What about our children? Are they also feeling the Corona blues?

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Fun New Toys for 2020

New Toys in 2020

Toy makers from around the world met in New York City for the yearly New York Toy Fair in which they revealed all the great new toys to the market for 2020. Here are a few of the new toys for 2020. 

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Developing Self Confidence In Kids

Developing Self Confidence In Kids 

Self-confidence is an important factor in the life of anyone, young or old, and self-confidence begins at an early age, during childhood, when all of a person’s perception of themselves and the world around them begins. Parents play a vital role in the development of self confidence in children, and there are numerous ways in which they can give their child’s confidence a healthy and effective boost.

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Alternatives To Sports To Get Kids To Exercise

Alternatives To Sports To Get Kids To Exercise

Exercise is healthy for adults and children alike. With the rates of childhood obesity soaring, it is vital that young kids learn how to be active. The National Institutes of Health suggest that children get at least an hour of daily physical activity to reduce stress, help self-image, maintain a good weight and have proper body development. Sports are often encouraged for young kids, however not everyone enjoys those. There are various other ways that kids can exercise that do not involve sports.

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