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Home Sweet Home-School: A Survivor’s Guide to Giving Your Kids a Quality Education

Home Sweet Home-School: A Survivor’s Guide to Giving Your Kids a Quality Education

Home Sweet Home-School: A Survivor's Guide to Giving Your Kids a Quality Education

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Book by Maakestad, Sue

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Changing the Game: The Parent’s Guide to Raising Happy, High Performing Athletes, and Giving Youth Sports Back to our Kids

Changing the Game: The Parent’s Guide to Raising Happy, High Performing Athletes, and Giving Youth Sports Back to our Kids

Changing the Game: The Parent's Guide to Raising Happy, High Performing Athletes, and Giving Youth Sports Back to our Kids

Conventional wisdom holds that youth sports are a positive experience for our children. Unfortunately, 70% of kids drop out of organized athletics by the age of 13. Most of these children quit because our youth sports culture has taken the ‘play’ out of ‘play ball.’ A shift in values, the rise of expensive youth sports models, and the myth of abundant athletic scholarships has led parents and coaches to focus on wins instead of enjoyment, and trophies at the expense of development. As a result, every day increasing numbers of children quit playing sports that are no longer enjoyable. Conventional wisdom is wrong.

In Changing the Game, John O’Sullivan draws upon three decades of high level playing and coaching experience to take us behind the scenes of competitive youth sports, and demonstrates how they have changed from being a fun pastime to an ultra competitive, adult centered enterprise that is failing our children. He then teaches parents that the secret to rai

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Children’s Books: MR. GETAWAY AND THE CHRISTMAS ELVES (Adorable, Rhyming Bedtime Story/Picture Book for Beginner Readers About Working Happily and Giving Freely, Ages 2-8)

Children’s Books: MR. GETAWAY AND THE CHRISTMAS ELVES (Adorable, Rhyming Bedtime Story/Picture Book for Beginner Readers About Working Happily and Giving Freely, Ages 2-8)

Children's Books: MR. GETAWAY AND THE CHRISTMAS ELVES (Adorable, Rhyming Bedtime Story/Picture Book for Beginner Readers About Working Happily and Giving Freely, Ages 2-8)

A classroom full of kids is excited that their substitute teacher, Mr. Getaway, is going to take them on a field trip. Mr. Getaway always has the something exciting in mind and this trip is not different – Santa’s workshop!

Elves are everywhere, working happily, and creating mounds of toys. There is not a sad face in all the activity. Not a bit of complaining about the work. What did the kids learn from watching the elves? They learned that work is good! Santa agreed!

All in rhyme, this delightful story is charmingly illustrated with over 40 images.

If you enjoy the books of Dr. Seuss, the Berenstains, Suzy Spafford, Sandra Boynton, and Laura Numeroff, you’ll love MR. GATEAWAY AND THE CHRISTMAS ELVES.

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You might also want to take a peek at THE TREE-WITHIN-THE TREE, another delightful holiday book by Sally Huss.

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