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Week of the Young Child…

By Gina Cascone | April 18, 2018 |

This week, The National Association for the Education of Young Children is celebrating “Week of the Young Child” A fun-filled week celebrating young children and their families with hands-on, collaborative activities encouraging movement and healthy lifestyles through music, food, and art #WOYC18 We loved having the opportunity to spark the curiosity and excitement with the students and…

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Treat yourself to happiness

By Gina Cascone | April 8, 2018 |

It is easy to forget sometimes just how much happiness there is in this world. World Happiness Research Institute CEO, Meik Wiking reminds us in his books, The Little Book of Hygge and The Little Book of Lykke. In these heartwarming, practical, inspired and often funny books, he shows us where to find happiness, how to…

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Celebrate Reading…Around the World

By Gina Cascone | April 2, 2018 |

Today is Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, and as designated by the International Board of Books for Young Readers, “International Children’s Book Day”.  Remember what it felt like to sit on someone’s lap and read a book together. Celebrate by passing that feeling onto the next generation. We invite you to travel the world with a…

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By Gina Cascone | March 18, 2018 |

My dear cousin is busy these days compiling his memories and photographs so that his children and grandchildren will have concrete knowledge of their heritage. Several years ago we made a trip to Italy together with our spouses to visit the place where our grandfather was born, a small town just south of Naples, called…

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Something wonderful for everyone…

By Gina Cascone | March 12, 2018 |

Just a reminder… in every minute of every hour of every day, somewhere in the world something wonderful is happening. Now more than ever, we need to remember that.  We have just witnessed the Olympics where the whole world came together in the spirit of good sportsmanship. Fierce competitors in great camaraderie, pride and dignity.…

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