A Day in the Life

Come with me on a whirlwind tour of my day!

Or not–some days are, some days aren’t. But sometimes it is fun to see what other people are doing!

Paw Patrol and Five-Year-Old Feminists

October 11th was the International Day of the Girl.  I can’t say I had ever heard of this holiday before.  I can’t say we celebrated it (because, in our house, it seems that EVERYDAY is Day of the Girl (and Boys)).  And that was my next question–is there an International Day of the Boy? But…

Checking for Understanding Or Consensus?

We’re getting in the car now, OK? You’re going to take a bath, OK? It’s time to go to the doctor, OK? I asked questions like this all the time.  Everybody does, right? But is this what we really want to be asking our kids?  Do we want them to agree with us that it’s…