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Dear mommas who are upset by the events of the past few days,

For those of you who have young children, below is a great article on how to talk with your children about the events of the last few days. 194 more words


8 Tips for Talking to Kids about Tragic News Events

First, our thoughts are with the people of Paris in the aftermath of Friday’s attacks. Not only is terrorism spreading across the world, it’s also bleeding into parenting along with today’s escalating tragic events. 448 more words


FOR versus AT

I’m kinda loud.

I’m admittedly…a yeller.

I gesticulate.

I unconsciously put a lot of energy into what I say.

When I yell, occasionally it’s because I’m angry.   896 more words

General Musings

Remembering and Sharing

As parents there are certain conversations we dread: explaining divorce. Explaining sex. Explaining death.

They strike fear in our hearts and send shivers up our spines. 715 more words


A Fortunate Addiction

I am a serious addict.  I have that sort of disorder-filled personality, as you can plainly tell from my goofy doll-collecting posts.  But a serious addiction I don’t apologize for is my addiction to talking to my kids.   504 more words


60+ Resources for Talking to Kids About Racism

By: Lorien Van Ness

Talking about race and racism definitely ranks as one of the more difficult topics I’ve had to broach with my kids. While my training as an early childhood educator had given me plenty of experience talking with kids about diversity, I had been given literally no training in talking with kids about racism.


Recommended Reading

Strategies for Behavior

I’ve been reading How to Talk so Kids will Listen & Listen So Kids will Talk. It’s by the same folks that wrote Siblings without Rivalry… 585 more words

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