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Preschool on the Brain

By: Lisa Eack/ Preschool on the Brain- It is that time of year again! Parents begin to think about enrolling their child in preschool for the fall. Preschool can be a difficult and sometimes expensive decision for parents. But did you know that there are many free preschool options for families that qualify here in…

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What is the LISD CEMaT?

By: Erika Scheu/ Hello! My name is Erika Scheu, and I am the Graduate Co-Op at the LISD CEMaT, located in the LISD Porter Building. The CEMaT, or Center for Educational Materials and Technology, is a full-service library, resource center, and event space for anyone in Lenawee County. Like any public library, all of our…

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Mommy Put the Phone Down

By: Sarah Meikle “Mommy put the phone down.”As I took my eyes off of my phone I could see my 3 year old son looking up at me. Tears started to form in my eyes.“Come here mommy.” He took my hand, led me over to where he had been playing with his cars.“Sit here,” he…

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Toddlers rule at mealtime when no rules exist

By: Christi Demitz Setting a good example and routine are key to happy mealtimes. Toddlers do not have control over much in their lives, but they do control what goes into—and comes out of—their mouths at mealtime! Parents can tell you that this control can make mealtimes pretty challenging when trying to feed a toddler.…

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A Gift

By: Cary Zavala/   Captain Planet, he’s our Hero Gonna take pollution Down to zero   Anyone remember this little tune?  From an American animated TV show in the early ‘90’s? Captain Planet came to life for me this Fall.  I was reminded again this morning during my morning walk about his Powers.  Let me…

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Family Holiday Traditions

  By: Sarah Meikle/   The Holidays are a time for traditions. While they can be stressful, they let us stop for a moment and reconnect as a family. Creating lifelong memories that can be passed down to generations to come. What I love about traditions is that they can be anything you want them to…