No Non-cents Nanna

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Pre-Schoolers Learning to Sew Dolls Clothes

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Yes, a pre-school child can begin to learn basic sewing skills by making dolls clothes.

If you sew or craft with tools in front of your child those tools you use become very curious items.

  • Most little ones will want to imitate what you do with those very same big very dangerous tools.

Don’t worry, This old No Non-cents Nanna does not turn a 4 year old loose with an electric sewing machine or sharp scissors.

Continue reading for where to start basic training for pre-schoolers to learn to “sew” and why. READ MORE

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Rules 9 thru 15 to Help Us All Feel Happy and Safe

As your family prepares to go back to school in a few weeks, now is a good time to sit and to not only talk about house rules that keep every one safe, but, to write them on paper to post. Feel free to print on my rules.

With a new schedule and family routine  a new baby sitter may come on board. He/ he will need to have rules written out on paper as well. If you happen to be that new baby sitter, now is the time to make up your rules similar to mine. Keep reading No Non-cents Nanna has to say about discipline and baby sitters.

Rules 9 through 15 are repurposed from one of my archived blogs. READ MORE

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