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Moment of the Week – 144: The Journals

I know, I know, you’re all like, we get it, your kids graduated from preschool. But these journal entries are worth another entry. Plus, I still have more pictures! First off, in the beginning of the school year, Lilly weighed 31 pounds and was … Continue reading

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Preschool Pointers – 37: Show Up

Problem:   Your kid is graduating preschool. That’s not the problem, though. The problem is that the ceremony takes place at 2 p.m. on a Wednesday? You’ve got work, your own school, appointments, whatever. It’s going to be hard to … Continue reading

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Ask a Teacher – What Should You Do if your Kid Has a Summer / Fall Birthday?

Answers provided by teacher Emilie Blanton, who blogs at Teaching Ain’t for Heroes! 4/10/13: What should you do if your child’s birthday falls in the cut-off period between preschool and kindergarten? “I was asked recently about what to do with a … Continue reading

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Play Therapy

D: “Will you play with me?” N: “No, we don’t like each other.” D: “Well, I like you.” N: “But I don’t like you, so there.” D: “But why?” N: “I don’t like your hair.” D: “Why not?” N: “It’s … Continue reading

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Preschool Pointers – 14: Get to the Bottom of It

Problem: You know, you never thought you’d have a child who lashed out physically as a way to combat overwhelming emotion and four-year-old strife, but here you are, at the school again, because your little one apparently has a healthy … Continue reading

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Inviting Twins — Etiquette

With the advent of my kids making friends, comes the individuality of one of them being better friends with one person, while the other is better friends with another. So what happens if your kid only likes one of mine?   READ … Continue reading

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A Mom’s-eye View of Friendship

So, I waited a full month of best friendship before writing that post on the two little girls who had picked my girls as friends. And of course, not a day after I post it do they start shaking things … Continue reading

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First Friendships as a Twin

My twins do everything together. They’ve never been apart. They prefer to be together always, and like I’ve said before, I’m just convincing them that they don’t have to compete over all the specifics and that they can (gasp) like … Continue reading

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Special Days — Twins’ Style

My twins are four. They know they are different people. They know it. Yet their lives revolve around this fierce competition, a strange competition, in which no one must win or lose, but all things must be equal at all … Continue reading

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Oh, Hey! There’s a Person under Here!

Preschool has been a shiny wonder of amazement in many ways. I’m only going to concentrate on one, and while it is connected to that incredible three-hour stretch of “free” time (ie: time I get to clean the house and … Continue reading

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