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On weekends, we like to spend at least one day gallivanting outside of the city, whether it’s visiting a new museum or eating at a new restaurant. Now that my daughter Ilse is little older and doesn’t mind getting...
We are part of Amazon Affiliates. I cannot stop talking about the book No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame, by Janet Lansbury. Chances are if you’ve overheard me chatting with other toddler moms at the playground lately, it’s been...
The other day I saw a middle-school aged child eating a Lunchable and a bag of chips. I probably wouldn’t have noticed except that she and her friend were both eating the same brand of chips and were both...
They say that the second child is wildly different from the first child I've never been one to believe such notions. The saying was an old wives' tale. Children are children. Differences are a good thing. Our first child Ilse...
My kids have always been very independent, proud to show how they can do things “all by myself.” Or as my daughter used to say, “All my byself.” While I love supporting their independence, there are times when we...
My daughter Ilse has always been a good eater and drinker. She loved baby food and adult food early. Ilse learned how to use a fork and spoon before she could walk so that she would not have to...
When we first came home with our newborn, his newborn cry wasn’t louder than our speaking voice. Now that he's two, he howls with the dogs and stomps like an elephant. It would be fine if we lived out...
I sat down recently with Ayelet Marinovich to talk about her new book, Understanding Your Toddler. Ayelet is a pediatric speech-language pathologist, founder of Strength in Words, and author of Understanding Your Baby. Ayelet explains how and why toddlers learn...

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In a former life, I was an enterprise software saleswoman for a startup in Silicon Valley (yes, the HBO show is largely accurate!).  It was and still is a darling of a company—loved by investors, customers and employees. I...
As infants become toddlers, children begin the process of individuating or separating from their parents.  This process, which starts around 15 months, continues through the teenage years and is critical for a child to eventually develop her own identity,...

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