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When Reward Systems Work ā€“ And When They Donā€™t! May 01, 2023

Here’s a story my fellow NYCers can relate to:

I awoke to my 5-year-old shrieking in the bathroom. Why? There was one of those horrifying...

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Getting Organized Doesn't Mean Pretty Containers Apr 17, 2023

First, let me explain my vision of an organized home:


1. Everything has a place.

2. You have what you need and use (in other words, clutter is...

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No Room for Play Room? When We Can't Have it All, Have it Small. Feb 27, 2023

I wish I had a basement where I could send my 3 active, loud and spirited boys. I would shut the door, and then peacefully drink some coffee while...

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Learning the ABC's Jan 24, 2023

 

I never taught letter names and I never sang the ABC song. In my Montessori training we learned to say and model the sounds of each letter...

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How I Got My Kids to Play By Themselves Jan 24, 2023

Don’t believe the hype around the latest toys that claim your child will be occupied for hours. When it comes down to it, independent play...

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