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I could blame the internet but I won’t

"Why doesn't anybody ever come to my den?" She's five. She has a den. That apparently she's trying to lure others to. That's nothing compared to what my 9 year-old has. Her den is┬áblinged-out and filled with weird stuff and she has parties there all the time. Basically I don't even know what they are… Continue reading I could blame the internet but I won’t

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shots & hurt

For the second July in a row, I have a kiddo with strep. She goes the entire school year without catching anything and gets strep in the summer. The doctor offered us a one-time shot as an alternative to 10 days of antibiotics, to which I immediately answered, "YAAAASSSS!" The object of the shot --… Continue reading shots & hurt

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Talking to Little Kids About Big Emotions

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Thank you for supporting companies that support this blog. #PlayNGrow #CollectiveBias Playing is the work of children. Dramatic play allows children to process emotions and situations they don't exactly understand yet. As guides for our kids, it's important… Continue reading Talking to Little Kids About Big Emotions