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A pet for my child: Why caving in is good

A pet for my child: Why caving in is good

When our children wanted a dog we had to think about it long and hard. We know. It’s a job. They wore us down and we started researching breeds. We…Continue Reading

Household chores and pocket money

Household chores and pocket money

Here’s a secret that no one ever tells you: Small children love to help around the house. They love the recognition it brings and gives them a huge sense of…Continue Reading

Sitting pretty: Why is cross-legged sitting important for children?

Sitting pretty: Why is cross-legged sitting important for children?

Growing up we sat cross-legged in school fairly often. The lower grades had carpets in the classrooms. We would sit there listening to the teacher read, or explain certain concepts.…Continue Reading