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Provide Pre-K to 4 Year-Olds <i>and</i> Toddlers Too

Provide Pre-K to 4 Year-Olds and Toddlers Too

06.18.2014
This daunting challenge, that even some advocates of Pre-K education question whether a quality program can be assembled in such a short...
Somebody Call Security! My Scarf's In the Laundry!

Somebody Call Security! My Scarf's In the Laundry!

06.17.2014
What is it about this scarf that calms my daughter so? Why does she find such solace in it? Why does one thing call out to a toddler more...
The Agony And The Ecstasy Of Life With A Toddler

The Agony And The Ecstasy Of Life With A Toddler

Mandy Velez  06.16.2014
And you thought the first year was tough... For more of artist Grant Snider's work, visit Incidental Comics.
Dear Daughter on Your Last Day of Preschool

Dear Daughter on Your Last Day of Preschool

06.16.2014
The most important part of your education isn't what school you go to, who attends it or even who teaches there. It's not about the facilities,...
Graduation Day: The Lie I Plan to Tell

Graduation Day: The Lie I Plan to Tell

06.13.2014
My first-born graduates from preschool today. I'm bringing in the bagels and baby carrots. I'll be smiling, hugging, saying, "I'm so proud...
Are You Lonely, Mama?

Are You Lonely, Mama?

06.13.2014
Sometimes I just want to have a long conversation with someone other than my husband. Someone with female anatomy. Someone in the same...
Money Makes A Difference, Even In Kindergarten

Money Makes A Difference, Even In Kindergarten

Rebecca Klein  06.12.2014
The most important time for parents to make money may be during their child’s early years, according to a new academic paper. An article...
Paternal Bias

Paternal Bias

06.12.2014
I remain convinced that the world would be a better place if we were less confident filling-in-the-blanks, fell prey to naïve realism...
Why It Is Important to Take Our Littles Out in Public

Why It Is Important to Take Our Littles Out in Public

06.11.2014
If you have children, you know the look. That look that strangers give us when they see us venture out in public with our young children....
How To Put Sunscreen On A Toddler

How To Put Sunscreen On A Toddler

06.10.2014
1. Find a toddler. They're usually the two-foot-high maniacs running around the house with a fistful of Goldfish screaming, "Mine! Mine!...
Hope for USA Auties and Aspies From UK

Hope for USA Auties and Aspies From UK

06.10.2014
As a joint blog answered commenter Russell's first question last week I'll just address his second question, which was, what do I mean...
6 Guaranteed Ways to Screw Up Your Child's Education

6 Guaranteed Ways to Screw Up Your Child's Education

06. 9.2014
Want your child to get as little out of school as possible? Here's how.
How We Recovered From A Sensory Meltdown At The Ice Show

How We Recovered From A Sensory Meltdown At The Ice Show

06. 9.2014
It wasn't about the skating anymore. It was about friendship and restoration. It was about parenting from a place of collaboration instead...
Why Toddlers Are Terrible Helpers

Why Toddlers Are Terrible Helpers

06. 9.2014
What she was actually doing was attempting to assert her dominance over me via a gradual wearing-down process, one vegetable at a time....