Archive for June, 2018

the Sleepover Question

Is this tricky for you?   Sleepovers.  Such a milestone!  I have nostalgic memories of sleeping over at my best friend’s house.  We got to eat Kraft mac n’ cheese for dinner!  At my house, processed foods were frowned upon. …

When your kid says they know it all

Is this your child?   Your child is going on a playdate to a friend’s house, and you want to review the rules of safe play, including the rules around private parts…and your child impatiently brushes you off.   Your…

What can and can’t be talked about

Have you made the rules clear? I find this is a step which many families skip.  It’s the invisible, unspoken piece which adds or detracts from our comfort with each other.  It’s the “culture” and “common sense” that we expect…