Tag Archives: communication

Sex Talk. Help.

Sex.  It was never really spoken of in my home.  My mom once told Ry not to say the word penis as though it’s foul.  I was confused about sex even after I’d had it.  I don’t want my children to feel this way.  I also think that a big part of teaching children to […]

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balancing act

TSC Review: “What Not To Say: Tools For Talking With Young Children”

I am stoked to be writing my first review for The Single Crunch.  :)  And as soon as I started the book, What Not To Say: Tools For Talking With Young Children, written by Sarah MacLaughlin, I knew I would love it.  I so appreciate being guided in how to communicate effectively with my children, and this […]

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It’s The Little Things, Too

 “I can’t see in the dark.” – when Ryleigh is going to the bathroom at night and wants me to get up, too. “What are you reading?” – whenever I read anything at all. “Mom yook ad dis paypuh I jhaw.” – when Logan has scribbled hieroglyphics on the pages of my check register. “What […]

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