better late than never, PBS https://www.boston.com/culture/tv/2019/05/14/pbs-revealed-that-a-beloved-arthur-character-is-gay?fbclid=IwAR2ws4yj9wi_cF-FeXjTxY1ymYKd256GusR5ZGrRbfp797oIBVmFtBZ4o8o
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Author Archive | Cindy Wasson
Get rid of that pesky Purell. For years we have been suggesting. Asking. Begging. (just the smell of it alone, not to mention bothering the children each and every time) Should you use antibacterial soap or hand sanitizers? No. Are we taking too many antibiotics? Yes. Thank you, William Morrow and the New York Times.
as our collective stomachs anxiously await/dread the arrival of acceptance letters for preschool and kindergarten, lets get clear about what the upset is really all about. the time is now. its not so hard. it’s actually easy to know when your child IS ready to matriculate. its when you DO NOT have the upset stomach! […]
February, the shortest month of the year, shares its typically 28 days with Black History and with Love (2/14). We have 27 days set aside for Black History and 1 day for Love. I know we honor Love more than 1 day each year. What about Black History? Does it get more than its alloted […]
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.
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.