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Leave Your Phone at Home!
Writer and Teacher
It amazed me to discover how often I reached for my phone; it was almost a tic. My mind would come unglued from whatever I was doing; my hand would move toward my bag. I had to check myself at least five or six times before my brain started to register the reality of the situation.
I'm Addicted to My Daughter's Lovey
Writer, tween whisperer, toddler wrangler.
I need Elephant Lovey pronto with his smushed trunk and half-closed embroidered eyes. In this house, he is the toddler version of Ambien.
It's Not Your Game
mother, blogger, comedy club owner
The second you feel secure in your job, your kid changes, leaving you utterly confused. That's how people make millions upon millions of dollars writing books and trying to teach parents how to be parents.
Might a Parent Need the Security Blanket as Much as the Child?
Molly Baker is a reporter and writes the blog Playgroup With S...
It is said that over 60% of children develop strong attachments to a blanket, a doll, a stuffed toy or some other object during their first months of infancy.
Losing Leumi: A Child's Transitional Object
Family therapist and educator
Leumi is Stella's transitional object, which means that it is an object which represents a connection to her mother, helping her to endure separation until she learns she can, simply put, endure separation.
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