iPads, iPads Everywhere!

iPads, iPads Everywhere!

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series iPad-Free SummerWe’re a few weeks into our iPad-Free Summer Experiment and … it’s not going well. We didn’t take into consideration that our iPads, happily resting back in the States, aren’t the only available iPads within...
Can you create a family tradition?

Can you create a family tradition?

Pick a book, any book. Read page one. We’re staying in a friend of a friend’s house that must have thousands of books. It’s an old house with more character than Meryl Streep. We’re only spending one night, but I think I could spend a year....
How well do you really know your child?

How well do you really know your child?

Ask an open ended question and … listen. You know what kids really, really want? They want to be heard. They want to be listened to, recognized, admired and adored. You hear them all day (whew, everyday … ), their rants and raves, their requests, demands,...