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My Kid Talks So Loudly

Dear Miss Faith, My son is almost three and he's very verbal, be he talks SO LOUDLY, all the time.  I am very sensitive to noise and sometimes I feel like I can hardly stand to be … [read more]

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Your Social Toddler

My Kid Talks So Loudly

Dear Miss Faith, My son is almost three and he's very verbal, be he talks SO LOUDLY, all the time.  … Read More

Being Too Rough with Baby

Dear Miss Faith, What can I do when my toddler is rough with the baby (usually unintentionally, but … Read More

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Harmonious Home Life

Do You Like Your Toddler?

In observing families for my dissertation, I visited two families who on first glance were similar. … Read More

Demanding and Whiny 4-year-old

Dear Miss Faith, My son makes demands almost every time he talks. If I ask him to talk nice or say … Read More

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Play & Activities

How to Get Your Kids to Do Chores (Without Resenting It)

About a week ago, a friend pointed me to a piece on National Public Radio Called How to Get Your … Read More

Pinterest for Play Yards

When I first started transforming my flat, boring, soggy yard into my Play Garden, my goals were for … Read More

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Book Reviews

Book Review: Free-Range Kids

Overall, I really enjoyed Free Range Kids: How to Raise Safe, Self-Reliant Children (Without Going … Read More

Book Review: Raising Happiness

I absolutely loved the book Raising Happiness: 10 Simple Steps for More Joyful Kids and Happier … Read More

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Announcements

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I was pleased to be approached by Gail Cornwall (gailcornwall.com) for a review copy of Joyful … Read More

Join Our Play Garden Classes!

Registration is now open for 2018 Play Garden classes!  A Waldorf-inspired curriculum includes … Read More

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