Tell Them What To See

We took John to the museum a few weeks ago. I was afraid it might go badly. He is only four, after all. He might break something, throw a tantrum, embarrass me somehow. But I craved the creative. So we went anyway.  When we walked through the doors, genius struck. Instead of clutching his hand … Continue reading Tell Them What To See

Five Things I Need to Remind Myself About Parenting (and Toddler Schedules too)

[Toddler Schedules: Examples and Tips from my very limited experience.]Toddlers are in a funny but often frustrating stage. While they are learning like crazy, they have an attention span the size of their pinkie finger. If I had to guess, we make it harder than it is. I always want my son to be listening to … Continue reading Five Things I Need to Remind Myself About Parenting (and Toddler Schedules too)