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 […]

Surviving My Twenties

I took the girls to a birthday party today at one of those places with blow-up things for jumping on and sliding down. Every time we go to one of those places I am reminded of the fact that I used to work at one of those places. Man. I’m glad I don’t have to […]

riding the overwhelm

I have up days and down days. I prefer not to write posts on my down days. But today I did. So consider this your spoiler alert: today is a down day. There doesn’t have to be a reason for a down day. I could probably list some things that aren’t helping. Or maybe it’s […]

6 Things Preschool Teachers Know That You Don’t

Have you ever witnessed a well-run preschool classroom? It’s magical. To see a classroom full of three to five year olds behaving in an orderly fashion is quite a lovely sight to behold. But it’s not actual magic making it happen, it’s teachers who know what they are doing. A trained preschool teacher is not […]