Sits Quietly and Follows Directions

One of my favorite books in the parenting department is Wendy Mogul’s “The Blessing of a Skinned Knee.” Rather than rescue your toddler from her fall, let her pick herself up, brush herself off and learn she can fend for herself.  That’s a simplistic take of what was a lovely and instructive read when my kiddos were little and it made a lasting impression in this mother hen’s head....more