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Kindergarten Kids – Rules for the end-of-the-year play

Problem:   Your kid has spent weeks preparing for her special end-of-the-year play. She’s spent hours memorizing songs and dance moves. Singing and speaking, being quiet, and watching, readying. And it’s all been hush-hush. She wants it to be a … Continue reading

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The Yoga…experience

Problem: So this is the new year, and you don’t feel any different. So how do you actually reinvigorate your life without burning yourself out? My suggestion is to try only one or two new things at a time, and … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Kids – A Whole Week of Vacation?

Problem:  When we were kids, I had Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday off for Thanksgiving. That’s reasonable, right? One wouldn’t really question that. That’s pretty much what the work world does, too. Well, thank goodness for me, I had a chat … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Kids – Don’t Try to Be Your Own Friend

Problem: These kids get everything. They get TV time, video game time, coloring time, outside time, board game time, time to use their imaginations, time to read, time to play, you facilitate their every fun loving moment. And yet they’re … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Kids – Put Emphasis in the Right Place

Problem: You’re doing it wrong. (And by you, I mean me.) As parents, but also people, we tend (and by we, I also mean me) to stack our plates to full. We want to be a great parent, have a … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Kids – Shining Stars of Horror

Problem: It’s finally happened. After more than a month, one of your children is the “shining star” of the classroom. Unfortunately for me, when this happens, instead of being able to fully celebrate, I have to go back and forth … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Kids – Ignore It

Problem:  Even though your kids (by which, of course, I mean my kids), are making great strides toward become actual rational human beings, they still turn into puddles of teary snot when you don’t give them what they want. (And you … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Kids – Entitlement

Problem:   Your kid is entitled (and by your kid, I mean my kids). He’s so entitled. You give him a toy plane (oh, I don’t know, for example) and instead of saying thank you and playing with the plane, he … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Kids – Self-fulfilling Prophecies

Problem:  Your kids are crying, so you tell them to stop. Or, your kids are laughing so you tell them to stop, not because you don’t want them to laugh, but because you don’t want them to cry, which usually … Continue reading

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