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Curiosity Never Killed a Cat nor Undercut a Relationship (Re-Blog)

Originally posted on "A Beautiful Place of the World":
The other day I wrote a post about letting kids express their curosity, and drive to explore, and entertaining as many of their questions as humanly possible – whether…

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Losing “No.” and Finding “Yes!”

I have written directly about a portion of the discourse I want to take up in this post in some detail before, and referred to this notion multiple times. Thus far, however, I have only closely considered the “no” side … Continue reading

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“Stay[ing] Safe”

Originally posted on "A Beautiful Place of the World":
We all want our children to be safe, right? Of course we do. In fact, this simple drive is so much a part of being a parent that most…

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Originally posted on "A Beautiful Place of the World":
As an additional part to the previous posts on the subject, I wanted to spend a little time discussing how to handle avoiding praise, punishment, and other coercive methods…

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Boredom Schmoredom (with Wood and Clay)

Can you guess what these are? Of course not, right? Well, they’re the Fimo People that Xi and Echo created the other day with the help of some unemployed wooden blocks they’d picked up from the living room floor. They’ve … Continue reading

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Curiosity Never Killed a Cat (nor Undercut a Relationship)

The other day I wrote a post about letting kids express their curosity, and drive to explore, and entertaining as many of their questions as humanly possible – whether they are asking if the moon is really made of cheese … Continue reading

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Parentisms: Play is for Parents Too!

Today’s post is just a simple reminder. Play is good for our kids developmentally, cognitively, physically, and emotionally. It helps them grow, and assists them in experimenting with and discovering the nature of reality. It is actually more of a … Continue reading

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