Monthly Archives: February 2013

Swooping

Parents love to tell me how messy their children are. Occasionally, they bring in photos of their children’s rooms or playrooms for fear I won’t believe their descriptions of floors covered with dirty clothes and wet towels, desks covered with … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk about Pirates and Princesses Day

I am straying from my usual format for this post. There won’t be a quote from a child. Kids are not likely to speak up about today’s topic, but I have recently had several interactions that make me feel that this … Continue reading

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Electronic Umbilical Cords

The working title for this post was The Other Problem with Cellphones, but that wasn’t very eye-catching. Still, virtually every parent of a child 12 years and older can name several problems with these handy devices: Cellphones readily distract young … Continue reading

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