Kim John Payne, in Simplicity Parenting (Ballantine), makes this observation about parents and talking: “When we talk over and under and around a child—when we talk too much—there’s less space for their thoughts, for what they have to say. 196 more words
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“An avalanche of toys invites emotional disconnect and a sense of overwhelm.”
~Dr. Kim John Payne, author ‘Simplicity Parenting’
What is Toy Rotation?
Rotating toys is one of the easiest ways to deal with toy overload and it’s easier than you think! 480 more words
When my daughter Rachel (now 23) was 2 or 3 and not both side by side, she had two imaginary friends, one named Africa and the other named Beep. 513 more words
As usual the best schemes have gone awry around here, but I still have two days left to get some of the dreaded packing done! Unfortunately Brandy’s truck is still having issues and he had to spend all day doing school work as well, so very little was accomplished on the sorting/packing/tossing front today. 1,193 more words