Learning: Videos & Books

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Looking for Fun Videos, Cd's and Books to Buy for 4 and 2 Year Old Living Abroad

We live in Israel and speak English to our kids. However, the only English they really hear is from other adults, resulting in a pretty funny dialect (my son uses unfortunately a lot, for example). I need reccommendations for some fun videos, cd's and books, including some with kids talking to each other..any ideas?


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Guitar Lessons for My Daughter

We live in the lower greenville/lakewood area. Willing to go downtown uptown, lake highlands etc. Can anyone recommend affordable guitar lessons for my 13 year old daughter, private or group? Thanks, Mamas!


Can Your Child Swim?

I was wondering how people teach their kids to swim? We have a pool, so I...


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Gift for 10 Yo Girl?

I'm struggling to come up with a quality birthday gift for my 10 yo niece. I'm leaning toward videos and books. Can anyone recommend any for this gender and age group? Thanks.

Playing with Others

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Advice for Scheduled C-section

I had my first daughter in October 2009 and am due with our second child in 10 weeks. The doctor has scheduled a c-section for me at the end of April about a week before my due date. I had to have a c-section with the first one because she would not engage in the birth canal and was in distress. After she was born the doctor (not my dr but the one on call because it was a weekend) who delivered her said that there was no way she could have passed on her own. I was just too small. She only weighed 8 pounds so its not like she was a big baby....


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Videos or Books on Fireman Sam from Sprout

Hi all- My 31/2 yr old son is completely loving Fireman Sam that plays on Sprout! Has anyone ever gotten any Fireman Sam stuff for their kids? I think it is a London based show. My other question is how did everyone prepare their kids for the ERB's. Does anyone have any suggestions on workbooks, etc. Thanks Moms S.


Gift for 10 Yo Girl?

I'm struggling to come up with a quality birthday gift for my 10 yo niece. I...