My Mommyology

Learning from Motherhood.

February 9, 2016
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The Road to 2500 (Boxes of Girl Scout Cookies)

It’s Girl Scout Cookie season once again and our first year with Girl Scouts has come full circle. I cannot begin to tell you enough how much Sam loves Girl Scouts.  She says it’s because she gets to do so … Continue reading

May 7, 2015
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Working Through Pneumonia and Self-Doubt

Two weeks ago, I went on another emotional roller coaster ride.  Sam contracted pneumonia. It was baffling.  She would feel bad and go to bed with a low-grade fever; but come morning, she was her perky fever-less self again.  There … Continue reading

March 26, 2015
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The “Illusion” of a Choice

I don’t exactly remember how or where or when I learned this; but I was told that a key parenting strategy in minimizing conflict and full-blown tantrums, was to give the kids a choice.  Granted, we parents have the daunting … Continue reading

March 1, 2015
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Raising Readers

It’s in all our flyers, memos, homework folders and parenting discussions.  Teaching a child to read is important.  Make them love reading?  All the more. Admittedly I took this notice for granted.  Not because I didn’t agree, but because I … Continue reading

January 19, 2015
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Boys and Boys’ Toys

When I was growing up, I never had to “deal” with boys.  I spent 14 years of my life in an all-girls’ Catholic school, with one unofficial soiree in Grade 7, and an official school sponsored “interaction” in 3rd year … Continue reading

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