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Chattanooga’s Creative Discovery Museum

My children had been much younger when I first took them to visit the Creative Discovery Museum in Chattanooga.  This spring break, my oldest remembered it as a place she wanted to visit again.  They both remembered the water play area visible from outside, with the expansive climbing maze above it. On this visit, the […]

Continue Reading By on April 15, 2017 in early childhood, East Tennessee, education, family, vacation

Mother Goose Builds Babies’ Brains

“Tick-tock, tick-tock, I’m a little cuckoo clock…”  Babies just a few months old are sitting on the lap of a mother, father or grandparent, while the adult gently tilts them from side to side.  “Now it’s striking three o’clock, cuckoo, cuckoo, cuckoo,” loving arms raise the babies three times in the air.  Toddlers sometimes speak […]

Continue Reading By on June 28, 2011 in early childhood, Mother Goose, parenting