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The thoughtful way to play

Jennie Monness is an early childhood educator and mom to an 18 month old (and expecting her second in November!). She took her decades worth of knowledge in early childhood education and turned it into a blog called Mo’ Mommies. She used her website to show other parents how she educates and cares for her daughter, which turned into meet up groups to connect, support, and empower one another. She went on to co-found a play space called Union Square Play featuring open-ended play materials that help babies engage with each other and learn in the most natural, innate way. Here are a few of her favorite go-to articles.

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