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Grade 0, Teacher Nobody

Preschool Dropout: Why I Pulled my Daughter from a School We Love 

Last year, the baby of our family started her second year of preschool. The first year I was working part-time, so I had to use the hours of child-free time to invest into my work. Mid-way through the year I transitioned out of that position, which allowed me extra freedom to use that kid-free time for […]

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A Tale of Two Children: Co-Sleeper and Sleep-Trained

If you were to list out the many controversial topics of child-rearing, the great sleep debate would probably make top three issues.  Parents usually find themselves in one of two camps: the sleep-trainers or the co-sleepers; or, their more commonly known street names: cry it out/lifelong trauma or smother your baby/get kicked in the face […]

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5 Simple Ways to Boost Language Development

In college, I vaguely remember taking a course in linguistics all about language development in children.  Today, I’m raising a young toddler eager to talk, but have forgotten anything useful I once learned.  (Mom brain is real and long lasting, folks!) In the spirit of the new school year and new opportunities to learn, I consulted […]

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