“If done correctly, this intervention can produce deeper sleep, a brighter mood, better focus and organization, and an increase in physical activity.”
“I had big plans to be a ‘good mom’ this summer. There were going to be chore charts, reading goals, daily letter writing practice, and cursive classes.”
During summer, the water inside garden hoses can reach temperatures higher than 100 degrees.
“Dear Ms. Befort, English with you is like a roller coaster. Sometimes I want to be eaten alive by lions. But nothing’s perfect, right?”
“I decided I did not have to become a disappointment because I was pregnant.”
“Too much at the worst possible age can have a lifetime of consequences.”
“Unscheduled, unsupervised, playtime is one of the most valuable educational opportunities we give our children.”
“I roll over and force myself to open my eyes. ‘I have no pants,’ she says, inches from my face. ‘AGAIN.'”