Tag: preschoolers

Planning a Beach Trip with your Preschooler

It’s the most…wonderful time…of the yeaaaaar! No, I’m not talking about Christmas, I’m referring to the fact that beach season is upon us! I’m a Connecticut girl through and through when it comes to our coast. When I lived in upstate NY for four years in college I felt landlocked. Four hours to the nearest

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It’s just a phase…it’s just a phase…it’s just a phase…

I was planning to write this week’s Wisdom Wednesday about when to start household chores with your children, but we have had one of those weeks here this past week. You know what I mean, I hope. Tantrums. 3 am wake ups for seemingly no good reason. Flippant little remarks peppering my day. Crankiness about things like…wearing

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Responding to BIG Questions from Your Little Ones

Kids love to ask questions. It’s a characteristic that I find both wonderful and exhausting. If you’ve ever spent any time with a child over the age of two, you’ve likely heard the words “why” and “how” more than a few times. My four year old asks, conservatively, 100 questions in any given day. Most

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Wisdom Wednesday

When You Accidently Punish Yourself: Another Plug for Logical Consequences Just about a month ago, I wrote a Wisdom Wednesday post about the value of using logical consequences with my children to actually affect changes in their behavior versus simply punishing them and/or giving myself a break from them. I’ve really been trying to do what

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