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My Daughter’s Preschool is a Love Fest. Or Something.

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“Brian’s funny.” “Oh yea?” “Yea, I like him.” “Do you?” “Uh hmm. He’s my boy-friend.” “Your what?” “My bo-y-friend.” “Is he? And why do you say that?” “He was at the playground. And I asked him if he wanted to hold my hand. And heeee saaaaid YES!” “So that’s why he’s your boyfriend?” “Uh huh.” […]

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This Must be why Parents Work

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This morning, as I’m getting baby girl dressed, this is the conversation we had: Where are we going, mami? Well, mami and daddy are going to work, so you’re going to abuela’s house. I don’t want to go to abuela’s house! Why not? I’m going to work…to get some money. And, why do you need […]

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A Three Year Old’s Life is “Not Fair!”

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Lately, my three year old has taken to repeating a phrase that is like nails on a chalkboard every time I hear it. “It’s not fair!” There are variations to this phrase, as well. “But mooom….it’s not fair!” “It’s not fair, mommy!” “But, but, but…it’s not fair!” Any way it’s said, you’d think I had […]

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Everyone Poops – but does everything poop?

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You might have heard of the book Everyone Poops by Taro Gomi. Or maybe not. If you haven’t, check it out here. I first heard of this book from a previous co-worker. She was a 1st grade teacher and is very much into literacy. She has a wealth of information in her brain regarding teaching […]

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Conversations with my Daughter

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Baby girl: Mommy, mommy! Help! My goat needs help. Me: What’s wrong with your goat? Baby girl: He’s stuck on the light! (points up to the light in the hallway) Me: Oh! Well tell your goat to jump down. Baby girl: He can’t! Me: Why not? Baby girl: He has no feet! ****************************************************************************************** Baby girl: […]

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