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Toddler Tricks – 102: “We’ll See”

Problem: Your kid wants something that you aren’t going to give him. Maybe just not right now, maybe never ever ever. But the child has trouble accepting the word no, and you don’t have time to get into a twenty-minute … Continue reading

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Learning to Lie

“Mama, I don’t have any blueberries left. I ate them all.” “Oh, really, do you want more?” As my daughter dissolves into giggles, I realize I’ve fallen prey to yet another toddler lie. The toddler lie is adorable, but it … Continue reading

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An Elephant Never Forgets

It’s important to follow up on these promises we make because our children are just learning that they have the choice to trust us, or not to trust us. This is the beginning of the long battle we will have with them as they grow older. To promote honesty, we have to give it. Continue reading

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