My Son Is Five: A Bittersweet Milestone Indeed

Posted March 13th, 2013 by Sandie in Parenting, Preschoolers

Today my youngest is five years old, and I’m not sure I’m dealing with that very well. It’s not that I’m not thrilled he’s three months away from graduating from preschool. As I told my good friend Jean, I expect my  friends to figuratively lift me in a chair, clasp […]

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Lessons from a Road Trip (with Kids)

Posted January 24th, 2013 by Robin (noteverstill) in Child, Living, Parenting, Preschoolers, Travel

We just got back from a hastily-planned long weekend with our three kids. We drove just over 1000 miles, stayed in two hotels, paid highway and bridge tolls in four states, and are still doing catch-up laundry (as if that’s a temporary situation). Our oldest child is almost seven and […]

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Learning Rhythm With My Toddler at Music Together Montgomery

Posted September 21st, 2012 by thien-kim in Living, Preschoolers

  My toddler loves music. He even has better rhythm than me.  He turns everything into a drum: empty box, a pot, the table top, even our stair railing. That’s why we’re taking our first parent-child class together with Music Together Montgomery. A couple of weeks ago, Nancy Nuttle, who owns and operates […]

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Summer Rhythm, Had Me a Blast!

Posted August 2nd, 2012 by Ellen in Child, Parenting, Preschoolers

Ahh, the tunes of Grease. Establishing a Summer Rhythm for your family may not be as fun as the Summer Lovin’ that Sandy and Danny were having, but it’s definitely essential for a fun summer. I had wanted our summer to have this lazy, leisurely pace in the mornings, but […]

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Principles, compromised

Posted June 26th, 2012 by christine in Parenting, Preschoolers

My daughter is three and a half, and sometimes she qualifies as a hellion. Other times, she’s a delight. She’s precocious, highly verbal, and damn cute. One of her favourite pastimes is to charm unsuspecting adults with her winsome ways. She can be polite, thoughtful, gentle, and loving. When she […]

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The Spring Break Juggling Act

Posted April 3rd, 2012 by Sue Wagner in Child, Parenting, Preschoolers, Teens & Tweens

In 48 hours, my kids will be on Spring Break. Normally, by this time, I’m looking forward to a break. I’m tired of packing lunches and helping with dioramas and book reports. I’m weary of ironing uniforms at 1am and searching for misplaced water bottles. I’m ready for some lazy […]

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