conversations with children

Thanksgiving, According to Our 5-Year-Old

Baby Boy

Today as you celebrate Thanksgiving with your family, friends, and loved ones, you will no doubt take time to reflect on what you have to be thankful for and what this day means. I know that talking with our kids about gratitude and family is super important so they can learn to appreciate the good […]

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Thanksgiving in the Eyes of a Four Year Old

a different perspective

Conversations with preschoolers can be fun. They come up with interesting thoughts, sometimes silly, but often humorous and enlightening. My 4-year-old daughter is a talker. She loves to ask about the world and has many ideas she shares with us – a lot. This makes for very entertaining drives to preschool in the morning. This […]

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6 AM Conversations

Baby Girl

“Where are we going mami?” “Today’s a work day baby, so we have to get dressed so you can go to abuela’s house. Daddy has to go to work. Mommy too.” “Why?” “Why do we have to work? Well, so we can get money so we can buy food. And clothes.” “So you can take […]

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This Must be why Parents Work

a different perspective

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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