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Does Talking to Adults Tongue-Tie Your Kids?

Christine French Cully | Posted 03.18.2015 | Parents
Christine French Cully

When my firstborn was just a baby, an artist friend introduced me to his children, who were ages 6 and 8. I was surprised and delighted when each made eye contact, said hello audibly and offered a handshake.

The Trouble with Mr. and Mrs.

Nina Badzin | Posted 07.15.2012 | Parents
Nina Badzin

Does it bother you when kids call you Mr. or Mrs.? If so, why? On the flip side, if you're teaching your children to say Mr. and Mrs., how do you handle it when adults tell your children otherwise?