Some days are magical. Some are not. And that’s ok.

Yesterday was a beautiful day. The kids were getting along well, thinking of others, and when we pulled out the sprinkler obstacle course we’d gotten at Aldi the day before, they played happily together for almost an hour, giggling and squealing with delight. We followed up with frozen juice pops on the deck, and all…

Avoiding Arguments – One Conga Line at a Time

This week, some good research was reported on, showing a link between preschoolers swinging in unison and their later cooperation in other activities. The article also mentions how music has been shown to improve cooperation. In our home, when the bickering starts we’ve been making a concerted effort to find a shared group activity that…