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Picture Man

Once upon a time there was a man. His name was picture man. There was a giant block mountain. And then there was a giant golf ball size boulder. And then there was a giant on top and a giant pillow. It squished the man! Then the sun made the pillow go off the man and he went back to…

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Teasing or Lying?

Should I Scold Her For Lying, Or Applaud Her Imagination? My 3-year-old likes to make things up. “My old, old Grandma, in my old, old day, took me to the beach and we went surfing.” “Are you talking about Nana?” “No.” “Grandma Verla?” “No! My old, old Grandma!” We think we figured out that she is talking about her Great…

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Interview With a Mother: My Mommy

I think that every child wishes they could sit down and ask their mother a bunch of questions and get the truth. I couldn’t pass up the chance to interview my very own Mother, Rita Johnson. Thank you, Mommy! 1. As always, we will start with the best part first. Please tell us about your children. Yes, I will tell you about my wonderful,…

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Creative Kids: Charlie and Maddi

  Charlie’s Story Ten little frogs, bouncing on a head. One fell off and run out of bounce. Another frog fell and bunked his head. Another frog fell and he had nothin’. Another frog was the king. The king wanted to fall off so he just jumped off and bunked his head.     Maddi’s Story Three little froggies jumping…

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Interview With a Mother: Megan Stonelake

I had the honor of interviewing Megan Stonelake from Empathic Parenting. Her beautiful site is full of helpful tips and services for when parenting becomes overwhelming. She has a four-year-old son and loves baked goods. Welcome, Megan! 1. We wouldn’t be chatting today if it were not for our children. Will you tell us about your four-year-old? Absolutely, he’s one…

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