You may go through a period when your child favors one book and wants it read night after night. It is not unusual for children to favor a particular story, and this can be boring for parents. Keep in mind, however, a favorite story may speak to your childâ€™s interests or emotional needs. Be patient. Continue to expose your children to a wealth of books and eventually they will be ready for more stories.
At just a few months of age, an infant can look at pictures, listen to your voice and point to objects on cardboard pages. Guide your child by pointing to the pictures and say the names of various objects. By drawing attention to pictures and associating words with both pictures and real-world objects, your child will learn the importance of language.
As the weather warms and plants begin to come out of dormancy, it is important to be ready to kill the cover crops you planted last fall or summer. Despite the harshness of the winter season we experienced, many species will survive, including cereal rye, annual ryegrass, wheat, some clovers, and winter field peaâ€™s. It is important to plan your burndown approach before they start rapidly growing. Remember, cereal rye can grow up to 6 ft. tall.
Sometimes eggs are decorated, used as decorations and hunted at Easter. Here are some safety tips for Easter Eggs.
Who hasn't wanted to have more energy at one time or another? Whether it is the effects of a hectic lifestyle or aging. Most of us have wished for more energy. Is it any wonder that food, beverage and supplement companies have filled the supermarket shelves with products claiming to â€œboost energyâ€. But what you actually get may be little more than extra sugar and/or caffeine. So what can you really do to feel like you have more energy without adding additional calories from sugar or additional c
The Monticello Union Township Public Library will be hosting a Block Party on Tuesday, April 8th beginning at 6:00 p.m. Block Party events are times of free play with blocks of all sizes for families and their children ages 8 months to 8 years.
White County 4-H Newsletter - March/April 2014