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Newsletters 2023

January 12 – Cherish the Small Moments; Get Moving Mondays; The Romance of Egypt and Archeology; Not Scary Movies for 2 – 4 year olds; Where the snow is… https://conta.cc/3Gud6jk

January  5 – May 2023 Be a Good Year for You! January is Positive Parenting Awareness Month! Ramses the Great; Historical Fiction Brings History Alive! Elephant Seals Arriving!  https://conta.cc/3vIEG7z

Newsletters 2022

Dec 29 – The US and the Holocaust; A Man Called Ove; Ask Nicole: Building Emotional Resilience Positive Parenting Month; An Invitation from Live Oak Grange, a Welcoming Community; K-12 Coastal Art & Poetry Contest; 2022 Year End Events,  https://conta.cc/3GrRzce

Dec 20 – Merry Everyone! Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Solstice; Do not miss the King Tides, How Norad Became the Santa Tracker, K-12 Coastal Art & Poetry Contest, Why Add Jigsaw Puzzles to Our Holiday Routine    https://conta.cc/3V7XQhf

Dec 15 – A Serendipitous Musical Happening, Introducing children to a variety of experiences may lead to a satisfying career! Join Audubon’s Christmas Bird Count, https://conta.cc/3YtqV9I

Dec 8 – Is  there a Santa Mouse in Your House? COE Spotlights Computer Science, Danger: Hammerhead Worms, How to Make Tamales, https://conta.cc/3BlQXSq

Dec 1 – Ask Nicole: Making the Holidays a Time for Reflection and Celebration, It’s Tamale Time, December is Brimming with Choices, https://conta.cc/3UswsdA

Nov 23 – All the Winter Holiday Events We Could Find, Fun Winter Camps for Children, CDRC’s Childcare & Preschool Map, Grants for Preschools, First Thanksgiving… then a tree! CDRC: Maps and Childcare Grants, https://conta.cc/3i0uMuh

Nov 17 – From Turkey to Tamales, Traditions Are Living History; A “treeing” we shall go… Lessons in Friendship and Teamwork; Fall-Winter Camps; Find Child Care by CDRC’s New Maps, https://conta.cc/3gb3zom

Nov 10 – …then cozy up with a good book… Good Books Abound, Classic Stuffing, Eloise Recommends Series Books for 9 Year Olds, 21 Books in The Famous Five Series Keeps Them Reading,  Classic Stuffing, None of that Exotic Stuff,  https://conta.cc/3TqogKg

Nov 3 –  Think Turkey! Seven magically mysterious adventure series for middle-grade readers, Ask Nicole: Helping Kids Handle Big Emotions, A Gift for You, VIEW

Oct 27  –  Make Your Halloween Safe and Fun! It’s Acorn People Time… Watch the Plein Air Artists 5 days of 40+ Artists Painting Around Capitola, Lessons inChemistry, Walks with a Purpose,  VIEW   https://conta.cc/3sysuof

Oct 20  –  A Dad Weighs In! Mural Art in Watsonville, Get in the Spirit! Tour Evergreen Cemetery at Dusk, VIEW   https://conta.cc/3eNY9yQ

Oct 13  –  How to Teach Responsibility without Nagging! Crazy about Whales, Art, Birds, Dance? And of course downloadable PUMPKIN PATCHES AND HALLOWEEN FUN, VIEW  https://conta.cc/3MrhZML

Oct 6  –  Today’s Newsletter:  If I were a young mom or dad…  We cannot be casual about fentanyl!  You CAN taste 70 different types of apples! VIEW  https://conta.cc/3MctHe6

Sept 29 – Halloween 2022 Downloadable pdf, Get into Birds! Do this today to meet your child’s core needs! Ask Nicole: Tips for New Parents, VIEW  https://conta.cc/3SDFIuS

Sept 22  – PUMPKIN PATCHES 2022, Exciting Learning in Classrooms, Model United Nations, Santa Cruz World Harmony Chorus,  VIEW   https://conta.cc/3R2A4Bd

Sept 15  –   Who practices the “Freedom to Read,” It’s acorn time, Computer Science and Information Technology for Parents, Kids Favorite Series Books, VIEW  https://conta.cc/3dh3kXb

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