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How to become a model of cleanliness and organization for your kids

Parents and caregivers can model skills for staying clean and organized that kids will use for years to come. Crème de la Crème put together this guide about the importance of teaching your children cleanliness and organization, and how to get started being a positive role model. Teaching Kids Organizational Skills “pile of assorted-color toy… Read more

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How to properly install a child safety seat to LATCH standards

A child safety seat is essential when you’re traveling in a vehicle with your kid. Just as important as picking the right seat is ensuring you’ve properly installed it. With so many seats to choose from depending on your child’s age (and that mysterious system called “LATCH” thrown in), setting a safety seat up right… Read more

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Best places for a scenic hike near Oklahoma City, OK

Just because you live in a capital city doesn’t mean you can’t explore the great outdoors. In fact, the area in and around Oklahoma City offers an abundance of great places to hike. Whether you’re looking for an easy walk you can take with the kiddos in tow or you want something more challenging, our… Read more

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Where to find art installations in Las Vegas, Nevada

Learning about art can promote critical thinking, creativity, and cultural understanding. That’s why we at Crème de la Crème of Las Vegas on Farm Road prioritize art appreciation in much of our curriculum. You can continue fostering a love of art in your children by visiting local art museums and installations. Check out these five… Read more

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5 charming, local bookstores to explore near Chicago, Illinois

If you have a child who loves books or are looking for ways to get your children more interested in reading, taking them to a bookstore to let them pick out their own books can help them get excited about reading. Plus, Chicago is full of wonderful local bookstores that house used and new books… Read more

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Tips for planting a low maintenance garden in Mount Laurel, NJ

Planting a garden with your kids can provide an amazing opportunity for family bonding. Kids gain a sense of purpose and responsibility as they watch the vegetables and flowers they planted grow. Digging and planting can even help improve your child’s mood. Still, if you don’t know what plants will do well where you live,… Read more

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5 local clubs your family can join in Leawood, Kansas

Joining a club and participating in fun and engaging group activities can promote skills in communication, sharing, problem-solving, and creativity. When you and your family join these clubs, you can meet new families, introduce your children to new activities, and have fun making friends. There are many community organizations and institutions around the Leawood, Kansas,… Read more

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Unsung ways to take advantage of your local library in North Las Vegas, NV

There’s no denying the power your local library holds, and introducing your kids to the library from an early age can help spark a lifelong love of reading. But the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District offers a whole lot more than the opportunity to check out books. From educational resources for kids and adults to… Read more