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Looking back at the past 6 months

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 910 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 15 trips to carry that many people. Thank you to all of… Continue reading Looking back at the past 6 months

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Toy struggles and developing mutual respect

As you can tell from my last post, I’ve been thinking a lot about sharing. I don’t believe in forcing children to share; I believe in protecting a child’s right to play. I try to handle struggles over toys through sports casting. This is where you stay close to the children and state exactly what… Continue reading Toy struggles and developing mutual respect

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Sharing starts with understanding Ownership

I recently read the chapter called “it’s ok not to share” in the book It’s OK not to share by Heather Shumaker. I already have a strong view point about sharing. I think that young children shouldn’t be expected to share. It’s such a big idea to understand and I think that children don’t fully… Continue reading Sharing starts with understanding Ownership