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May 11, 2016

With all of the hype about consistency and boundaries, it's easy to forget that our children are people too. All children, even newborns, are, in fact, already people. We are born with personalities, likes/dislikes, uniques needs, things we find comforting/irritating,...

April 6, 2016


 As a multilingual mother, I found myself  defending my plan to teach my child multiple languages right from the time he was born to well-meaning, but anxious, friends and family. There is anecdotal evidence out there that teaching a baby to sign or exposing them to m...

July 15, 2015

We have had a lot of places to go and things to do recently so today we needed a slow day with no plans. We took a slow morning and eventually discovered a bunch of things that we haven’t done in a long time and….it turned out to be a very intense day of self-motivated...

June 6, 2015

#1: You can put your child to bed, but you cannot make him sleep.


#2: You can put your child on the potty, but you cannot make her pee or poop.


#3: You can put a tissue to your child's nose, but you cannot make him blow it.


#4: You can put good food on your child's pla...

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