From Pre-K Kids to The New Governor or Pennsylvania

This post originally appeared on MomsRising here.  I have spent the past year visiting and advocating for high quality pre-k classrooms in Pennsylvania. In the Fall as election day neared, I would ask the children what they thought it meant to be a “Governor of Pennsylvania”. The conversations were so…

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Baby Dies in Day Care: Do You Understand Quality Rankings?

A precious baby lost her life this week. Sadly, she is surely not the only one. Yet, every single one is too many and deserves to be remembered. This baby girl will be remembered for the place where she died – her day care center, Wyndmoor Learning Center in Willow…

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7 Tips To Help Your Child Sleep This Holiday Season


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7 Tips to Help Your Child Sleep this Holiday Season *Special Guest Post by Certified Child and baby Sleep Coach, Erica Desper   With the holidays rapidly approaching, your mind is likely spinning with thoughts of shopping, cooking, decorating, and packing. One thing that can easily be overlooked is how…

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#Rally4Babies: Pennsylvania Edition


*This is cross-posted from Original post can be viewed here.  The White House Early Learning Summit is calling. Thanks to quality teaching and tireless dedication of early learning professionals over the past decades our country’s highest offices are now identifying that work as the pivotal piece to improving our…

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The Hard Rock Cafe: Philly Loves a Rockin’ Holiday


    Philly rocks, right? Hard Rock Cafe Philly must be a natural part of the Center City Holiday experience. Perhaps. So eating under a giant guitar makes perfect sense. Of course, for those yogi-wannabes like me that worry their kid will be sitting in a noisy, over-crowded factory-like “dining…

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Travelling Memories: St Peter’s Village


St. Peter’s Village has been around for awhile. You can tell just as soon as you drive through the windy tree-lined country roads to the victorian inn that welcomes you to your destination. I know St. Peter’s Village has been around awhile since it  is one of my early memories…

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Holiday GIVING Guide: The Gifts that Keep on Giving

“Hope you can find peace.” After a tragedy, this is a common refrain from well-meaning people. Peace is always elusive. It is a worthwhile goal and definitely one to keep close in mind. However it changes and looks different as you grow. There are about as many different definitions of…

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