I have similar sensibilities to you in that I also feel children
your daughter's age might be better served by delaying general
discussions about death to some later time. I would suggest
you express what...
About those little moments, I believe there's a
saying that, "The Devil's in the details." Perhaps
the opposite actually has more truth to it, "Deity
is in the details." Noticing little things, being...
Hi: Your MIL sounds really difficult. I'm guessing
your husband would rather not get involved as after
all the two most important women in his life are
involved and he naturally would rather not take...
Hi: Got a copy of the book and read the chapter on the
effects of divorce during young childhood. The authors checked
to see if the effect on length of the child's life could be due
to changes in the...
A study started by Dr Terman in 1923 followed 1500 children. Two of his
graduate students continued the study after his death and recently published
a book on their results, The book is "The Longevity Project" by...
Hi: I wonder if anybody read the recent New Yorker
short story, "The Erlking" about a mother and daughter's
visit to a Elves’ Faire with comments on both Waldorf and
Montessori schooling among other things.
Hi: Just read a short story wherein the main character claims
that children playing outside start sounding louder 1/2 hour
before dusk, perhaps because other sounds become quieter
or because they're compressing energy and play into...
There's a few days left wherein you may submit comments to the USDA in support of better treatment for elephants used by circuses and zoos.
See http://www.api4animals.org/actionalerts?p=963&more=1 for more info and help on how to...
Scholastic's monopoly and other practices got are covered in from Born to Buy (author is JB Schor):
"While it enjoys a reputation as a benign, educationally based company, Scholatic is a $2 billion giant that has been one of the...