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A Week Without Washing the Sheets!

We’ve had Emmy potty-trained since she was about 2 1/2 years old. She’s always been a huge water-drinker and we figured we’d just save sleep potty-training for later. 712 more words


The Power to Read

My sweet crazy son, is just over a week shy of being four-and-a-half and it shows in his vibrant and inquisitive nature. He is bouncy and far too energetic. 791 more words


Did You Say Unschooling?

Ditching the Curriculum Is Not As Crazy As You Think

(Revised Repost)

It is 11 o’clock on a dreary Monday morning. A vast majority of his peers are in a structured setting that supports traditional learning while my son lounges in his pajamas seemingly doing nothing in particular. 831 more words


Debunking the Phrase Terrible Twos (Threes, and Fours)

Dealing with a child during the so-called terrible twos stage can feel, well, terrible. However, a temper tantrum can strike anytime at any age. According to… 566 more words

Parenting Tips

"Santa isn't saying Ho Ho Ho!"

My best friend gave my niece an ice cream cone during the Christmas break. My niece suddenly got very hyper…and I saw myself reflected in a four year old. 211 more words

early morning trains

This is what we do at my house before 6:30 on a Saturday morning. It’s been fourteen years since I had a four year old in my home. 287 more words


Sometimes I Really Love Four-Year Olds

Super Girl is a natural-born comedienne. Just when I thought nothing could top, “You giving me side-eye??” this morning…

♬♪♩ McDonald’s 🍟 had a farm. E I E I O. 50 more words