Parent Talk: What To Do About Teasing

For 5 years, I’ve been sitting here in my cozy little suburban town enjoying the endless magic and innocence of childhood. But it turns out not too long ago we entered Teasing Town. I’m a little frustrated we’ve arrived so soon. Damn that kindergarten. Teaching our children words have power. 🙂 During a neighborhood Halloween[…]

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Don’t Tell My Daughter To Sit “Like A Lady!”

As the self-proclaimed Queen of Words, I spend a lot of time thinking about words, how they are used and what they mean. Not so long ago, someone told my daughter to “sit like a lady” and I nearly exploded. First and foremost, my 5-year-old daughter is not familiar with this phrase. She was immediately[…]