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Dads Do It Different

Lessons From Dads

First, I know. It’s differently, not different, but isn’t it fun to play with our language and not take it too seriously? After all, that’s what this post is all about – what we can learn from dads about not taking parenting too seriously. Dads play, parent, and do language development their way. It may be ... Read more...

10 Ways to Practice Waiting

10 Ways to Practice Waiting

I know it seems like a cruel joke that I’ve kept you waiting so long for the last step of The Magic Of Waiting Series. Tonight I’m back, and to keep you busy, I’m going to give you ten ways (for YOU) to practice waiting. Just to clarify, this is a practice in patience for ... Read more...

A Magical Interaction

Interaction Magic

A beautifully balanced adult-child interaction can sometimes seem elusive. Especially when your child is young or not talking very much, waiting for her to take a turn can feel like torture. We are ever so ready to jump in and save, prompt, or question our silent child. But, since we are working on encouraging our ... Read more...

What does your child want to see?

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I’ve mentioned that there are marks not only for what your child HEARS, but also for what your child should SEE. But what should your child see? Well, one thing is your face. Isn’t that what you want to see when YOU talk to someone? How would you feel about communicating with your wife while ... Read more...