Learning to Trust your children

Last week we ventured out as a family to run errands, visit shops and generally try to escape the heat that had landed over Southern California. After a couple of hours, we found ourselves at a popular home store. There, amongst the kitchen supplies and reusable bags, I saw my youngest dancing the dance all […]

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Why I don’t post pictures of my kids on my blog

A message came across my board recently with a very valid question: Why, as a Lifestyle and Parenting Blogger, don’t I post pictures of my kids on my blog? Well, I do, just not identifiable pictures. Several of my blog posts feature pictures of them, like This is 4, and 10 Things to Appreciate about […]

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Benefits of reading aloud to children

The many benefits of reading aloud to children (This post was originally published on www.gilbertcreations.com and has been re-posted here, with changes) Parents, caretakers and educators have long known that reading aloud to children increases bonding, encourages brain growth, strengthens vocabulary and a helps foster a curiosity for the world around them. We all know […]

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