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Father’s Day is coming up.  Three months out yet, but still, it’s coming.
There is always, always anxiety over this day.  No matter it’s five years out from his death.  805 more words

Talking with Children about Death

Parents in my classes ask: “when should I talk to my child about death?” I say: whenever the opportunity presents itself. Because death is a part of life. 2,638 more words

Parenting Skills

This is Us

It has taken me almost a week to write about the Superbowl episode of This is Us.

It shook me, more than Grey’s Anatomy’s depiction of Derek Shepherd’s death (sorry if you’re not caught up on that – but it’s been a few years…) It shook me not because of the way he died, because Derek’s death was more like my husband’s but because of the aftermath. 471 more words


different learning styles for young children

As an old Montessori teacher, I’ve got my biases on this topic but there’s some evidence to support it. This is the perspective:

I do not think human children have different learning styles. 149 more words

General Thoughts

Resources for Those Who Grieve

When someone dies, and we are enveloped by our own grief, the thought of explaining what has happened to a child or grandchild can be truly overwhelming. 581 more words