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Why Does My Four-Year-Old Have Homework?

Recently, a friend was describing how horrible the homework routine is for her daughter. I nodded my head in complete understanding and said, “I know what you’re going through.” My friend said, “Yeah, Colton deals with this too, huh?” {Colton is my 17-year-old step-son}. I responded, “Oh no I’m talking about my four-year-old, Claire.” Claire […]

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Staying Private In A Very Public Age

We have chosen to keep my child’s identity private in this very public age. However, I love seeing your children and families in my news feed on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Nothing fills my heart like seeing pictures of your newborn. A child’s lost tooth. First {and last} days of school. Family vacations and other milestones. Please, please keep sharing! I love […]

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Please, Don’t Talk Politics In Front of My Child!

Last fall, my first grader had his first brush with politics during a mock election that his school put on for the 2016 presidential election. He was so excited! I thought it would be fun, too. Interactive learning is always the best: what better way to teach kids how the American democratic system works than by actually showing […]

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