‘Hey, You’re Not My Friend’ – Equipping Kids To Cope With Rejection


Parenting

A normally joyful girl leaves preschool happy then immediately succumbs to tears in the car when asked how her day was. ‘Today the kids were laughing at me, but I WASN’T being funny!’ Hugs, encouragement and more questions reveal that several children laughed while pointing at her in line. Her feelings were hurt. My heart hurt. I told her […]

March 8, 2017

Graham Cracker ‘Gingerbread’ Houses – A Simple, Nut-Free Solution


Parenting

Many of you know by now that baking is not my strong suit. Not only have I never baked gingerbread, I have had little success making frosting (of any kind) – seriously, there are friends who will attest to my comically disastrous frosting attempts. The idea of ME successfully making a gingerbread house from scratch is […]

December 11, 2015