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Official Target Restroom Concerns

I don’t watch the news as often as I used to, what with all the laundry and volunteering I’m always doing, but this thing about public restrooms caught my eye. I need to speak up on the issue because I am worried about our population. I’m worried about the overwhelming misinformation. I am worried that so many people have missed the point…

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Kids Need Theatre (and grown-ups do too)

It was not my intention, but somehow my younger daughter has missed out on live theatre. Her big sis has seen The Lion King, Wicked, Peter and the Starcatcher… Nick Jr LIVE… She’s quite the cultured 4th grader. But I had never taken my kindergartener to anything because I am a terrible parent. This weekend I redeemed myself. Our family…

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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 blinged-out and filled with weird stuff and she has parties there all the time. Basically I don’t even know what they are talking about. I just know…

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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 for us to give them…

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