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One Lump Sum(mer)

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Greetings virtual villagers and family, new and old. We’ve been up to our eyeballs in home living and working (and playing!) for the last few months; having long, flash-past days, and short, did-I-even-sleep nights; squeezing the most out of every 24-hour cycle … Continue reading

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Parentisms: Play is for Parents Too! (Re-blog)

Originally posted on "A Beautiful Place of the World":
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…

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Boredom Schmoredom (with Toilet Paper Strips)

It’s been a number of months since I’ve posted in this theme. Fortunately, that is not at all because the girls have stopped being creative in their play, but simply because other stuff has gotten in line to be posted … Continue reading

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Playing to Your Audience

In the last post, which incidentally was a reblog, I was discussing some of the unfortunate parts of our having to parent in front of the audience of other parents, family, and random onlookers in any social situation. I was … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful for… Feeleez!

Today, Natalie and I are releasing this video: We made this for a workshop with which we were involved a few months back. The organizer wanted some fresh content about Feeleez — that is, not something we’d yet produced or … Continue reading

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Boredom Schmoredom (with wooden blinds)

Kim John Payne, author of Simplicity Parenting, says boredom is the precursor to creativity. In an interview with founder and CEO of The Mother Company, Abbie Shiller, Mr. Payne suggests: Allow your children to be bored. I like to call it the … Continue reading

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Village Meeting — All are Welcome

I’ve been mentioning it here and there for over a month, but now we’re finally ready to unveil it, and begin. It’s going to be fun. It’s going to be informative. It’s going to be challenging. And it’s going to … Continue reading

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