yes, you can keep traditions that include magical thinking (kind not puntative) & explain when the time is at hand w/out crushing their souls. if you don’t have time to read the entire article…skip to the last paragraph.
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Bah Humbug! Please don’t bring the FBI, dressed as an elf, into your house. What a perfect way to spoil your child’s spirit. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/plato-pop/201212/let-s-bench-the-elf-the-shelf
Sent to me by a summer birthday parent! “Speaks to the concerns of putting kids into Kinder too soon.” https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/28/opinion/august-birthdays-adhd.html The Link Between August Birthdays and A.D.H.D.
For 10th Street, this is preaching to the choir “The basis for the beginnings of literacy is that children have heard and listened … They have spoken and been spoken to, people have discussed [things] with them … They have asked questions and received answers” https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/01/the-new-preschool-is-crushing-kids/419139/
Honey, take honey. https://nyti.ms/2D3cqST
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IONIYwgh56k Original Big Bird, Caroll Spinney, Leaves ‘Sesame Street’ After Nearly 50 Years Mr. Spinney’s remarkable run as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, two of the most beloved characters on television, will end this week.
Save 11/13/18 6pm – 8pm when Jennifer Waldburger from Sleepy Planet comes to talk with us about Parenting with Awareness: Cultivating Presence, Balance,and Heartfulness In the meantime, read their 5 timely tips, perfect for the start of a new school year. Hi Moms and Dads!One of the most challenging aspects of parenting is helping kids move […]
My new friend Robin Berman is a very smart, very kind and very special woman who is exactly the kind of child psychiatrist that I have been hoping to find in our very own village. It only took 27 years to find her and she is just what the doctor ordered! I was honored when she asked to […]
From our Friends at Sleepy Planet.. Spring Ahead Without Falling Behind on Sleep , Daylight Savings this Sunday, March 11 Before bed, turn clocks ahead 1 hour. If your child normally sleeps till 6:30 AM, the next morning she will likely sleep till 7:30 AM. Her entire schedule – naps and bedtime – will then […]
This is from our friends at Sleepy Planet.. Turn Clocks Back Sunday, November 5 Jen and Jill Babies “Falling back” is the time change you loved before becoming a parent because you got an extra hour of sleep, but that you now dread because your little one may wake even earlier than usual! Here are […]