Tag Archives: independence

Pondering Preschool

Preschool has crept up on us. Suddenly, it seems that EVERYONE is at preschool, five days a week. And BabyBoy and BabyGirl are not yet three. I want to cry.

Cry because I did my research, I made my decision…..and still the societal pressure is forcing me to second-guess myself.

Are my kids going to get left behind? Are they ever going to be able to hang out with kids their own age? Am I stopping them from asserting their burgeoning independence? Continue reading

Bite your tongue

Around my toddlers, I find that I have to bite my tongue, a lot.

I bite my tongue when my toddler builds a tower which is off-kilter and will inevitably fall.

I bite my tongue when the wonderful lego table is permanently displaying a collection of toy cars instead of lego creations. Continue reading