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She Smells Seashells

Your children bring back treasures
From the seashore, things espied.
It behooves you to check closely
That no corpses cling inside.

Though there may not be a’swimming… 105 more words


Select GREAT toys

Whether you are giving as a gift for a littlie, or purchasing toys as for your own home, toys can be expensive. Deliberate thought about how a toy is to be used can save wasted time and money. 579 more words

Parenting Deliberately

On a Camera Roll

I went to take a picture
Of my snowflake being cute.
My phone said, “Not today, lady.”
My memory was kaput.

It wasn’t corrupt or hijacked, 165 more words


The D'Brief

Using the debrief, we can fuel our children’s appropriate behavioural toolkit.  BRIEFness being the point…  Use great questions to engage with your youngsters, and not so young young people. 511 more words

Parenting Deliberately

My Voice Is Invisible

Parenting Today:
I repeat myself using
many decibels

Long day. If you are posting Back to School pictures, well, good for you.



Let’s set our children up for a win!

Let’s teach them how to behave, using positives, rather than having to always correct and punish.

One thing that works is… 593 more words

Parenting Deliberately

It Takes a Village People

I told my kids, “It’s time to go!”
They refused to get out of the pool.
“But it’s fun to stay at the YMCA!”
Oh, kids. 21 more words