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How We’ve Been Handling Media Time Lately + Printable

We really live in a difficult age: children and teens are more plugged in than ever and it seems to be showing in how they focus in school, in their emotional well-being, in their real-life connectedness and pretty much every other measure out there. It is scary. And also, sometimes, some of it might be…… Continue reading How We’ve Been Handling Media Time Lately + Printable

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Lessons Learned After Three Weeks of Potty Training

We embarked on the potty training journey about three weeks ago now, and we’re surviving. Actually, it went rather well. I think it was time, she was ready, and the bulk of potty-training is over. But as anybody who has been there remembers, it’s never as simple as you’d think. And it’s not a three-day affair…… Continue reading Lessons Learned After Three Weeks of Potty Training

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Toddler Tornado & Turning “NO” Into Options When Your Toddler Isn’t Cooperating

Toddlers are awesome. I mean that in the most literal sense: they inspire awe, both at how sweet and intelligent and hilarious they can be, but also at how difficult they can be. My toddler’s destructive powers know no bounds these days. In the space of about a week, she managed to literally pull her…… Continue reading Toddler Tornado & Turning “NO” Into Options When Your Toddler Isn’t Cooperating