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This is an EXCELLENT GAME to get to know if anything WRONG is going on in your child’s life outside your knowledge. This game also brings a lot of closeness and bonding amongst family members and helps you discover things about each other you probably did not know. 1,220 more words


Daily Routines and Schedules

By: Angy Talbot (ECFE Blog Writer)

Routines and schedules help give children a sense of security. Maintaining regular daily routines makes it easier for children to deal with stress or life changes.   882 more words

Parenting Tips

The Significance of Setting Limits

Throughout my years of participation in the early childhood education field as a teacher, director, and consultant, I have had the opportunity to observe a fair amount of approaches (whether conscious or not, I do not know) to parenting. 714 more words

Why My Kids Don't Have Cell Phones Or Social Media

I realize that there are many situations where it is best for your child to have a cell phone to communicate with you due to after school programs or parents working hours, as well as many other situations. 938 more words

Casting call: Actors needed to play the role of parent

This post might be controversial. Maybe people will totally judge me over it. But I am over worrying about being judged … and this post explains one of the reasons why. 695 more words


Parenting Lessons from the Terror Tot - Potty Training 101

Writespiration is on hold this week. I’ve been busy potty training. As well as the fact that this month is my target month to complete my manuscript draft of Keepers (and next month I have to finish the edits ready for beta readers) so the blog has well and truly taken a back seat. 685 more words


Dear kids : I got it wrong

Dear teens (small girl you’ve not really met pushy mum yet-she pops up around high school time!)

I know I’m a pushy mum. I try to rein it in I promise but that pushy bossy control freak in me just slips out from time to time. 631 more words