Monthly Archives: July 2014

Come on, parents, leave those kids alone!

When or if to leave your kids alone, that is the question. My kids are now getting a little bit older and more independent. Before now, I would never have considered leaving the kids at home alone and going out … Continue reading

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There was a little girl

By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow There was a little girl, Who had a little curl, Right in the middle of her forehead. When she was good, She was very good indeed, But when she was bad she was horrid. This delightful … Continue reading

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It’s not fair!

My son has recently picked up the phrase, “It’s not fair!” Unfortunately, he hasn’t fully grasped the concept of fairness and tends to use the phrase for anything that he doesn’t like. It’s driving me a little batty. After dinner, … Continue reading

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