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Easter Egg Hunt

Normally for Easter we would have a family get together at our house and have a little egg hunt for the kids.  This year we are in a small apartment with no yard of our own, but we still wanted Creative Kid to be able to participate in an Easter…

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Don’t Dumb Down Language

Many times over the last year or two I get comments from shocked people that are seemingly baffled that Creative Kid knows a certain word and uses it correctly. I don’t strive to teach him words above what he can comprehend, but I also don’t ‘dumb down’ the language I…

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Finding The Happy Medium

I don’t know about you, but I feel that often times parenting is about finding the ‘happy medium’.  As the saying goes, all things in moderation, I believe a lot of life is about not going to extremes.  This is definitely true in parenting, as handling one random temper tantrum…

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Update–My Child Hates To Color

A couple of years ago I wrote a post about how Creative Kid hates to color.  Here’s an update!  Now that we have completed 2+ years of home preschool, I can say that his endurance for doing these activities has increased although coloring remains one of those things that doesn’t…

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Why Do We Lie?

Why do we lie to our children?  I’m not talking about imaginative stories we tell our children about the Tooth Fairy or Santa Claus.  Those are things that most do not find harmful to our children’s overall well being.  But why do we lie to our kids about things that…

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