Fear, Helpful or Harmful, and is There a Balance?

  I think fear is complicated. I believe some fear we, as care givers, impose upon the children under our charge, and not necessary; other fears are very necessary. In the light of recent events of elementary school shootings it is becoming increasingly difficult to allow our children “normal, free” childhoods. Back in the day…

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Did you know that childhood is the only time in our lives when insanity is not only permitted to us, but expected?  ~Louis de Bernières, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin

Sleeping through the night? Just Kidding…

When parents have a baby the first milestone seems to be the baby sleeping through the night. It’s the first question out of everyone’s mouth when they see new parents: “Are they sleeping through the night yet?” Do you feel that there’s something wrong with you if your baby isn’t sleeping through the night? Do,…