…David, the winner of a new copy of The Honest Toddler: A Child’s Guide to Parenting. You can read more about the book here. I highly recommend it, whether you’re a parent or not. To choose a winner, I assigned a number to every entry (both a comment on this blog and a share of … Continue reading
Today you can still leave a comment here for a chance to win a copy of the new Honest Toddler book. To enter, simply comment on this blog post with the best (brief) parenting tip you can come up with. Or just say hi. For a second entry, share the link to this post on FB, … Continue reading
There is still time to enter our drawing for a free copy of Honest Toddler: A Child’s Guide to Parenting. Just today HT posted some great reviews of children’s books. In the meantime, I’ve reviewed HT’s new book here. And the link for the HT book giveaway is here. Happy entering!
Being a parent is very simple. There is no reason for you to constantly go to other adults who do not know your toddler for advice or conspiring. What happens at home stays at home. …When it comes to being a good parent, the most important resources are the words that come out of your child’s amazing … Continue reading
Honest Toddler, under the supervision of mom Bunmi Laditan, has now added a full-length book to a popular and cathartic Twitter feed, Facebook page, and blog/Website. HT’s mom blogs here. Thanks to Scribner (imprint of Simon & Schuster), Words on the Word has a copy of Honest Toddler: A Child’s Guide to Parenting to give away. To … Continue reading
How do you follow Mr. Rogers? Well, you don’t, really. Which helps to explain PBS’s decision to move to an animated tiger as the leading host and tour guide of the Neighborhood of Make-Believe. I’ll admit: I was skeptical of Daniel Tiger at first. So is my five-year-old, every time we turn it on for … Continue reading
My 5-year-old son (and his 2-year-old brother) smiled and laughed heartily as they flew a kite today on the beach. Not just any kite. A Jesus Kite. (Yes, real thing.)
Her name is Bunmi Laditan. As recently as a week ago, the author of the forthcoming Honest Toddler: A Child’s Guide to Parenting was “anonymous.” But now the book cover (above, from Amazon) shows that HT is “written under the supervision of Bunmi Laditan.” Awesome. I’ve been curious about this since reading HT, as have hundreds … Continue reading
Here he is, waiting for his morning’s work to bake.
Within minutes of each other I had Facebook connections posting on Google Glass and linking to Luci Shaw’s poem “Knitting in the Wild.” First I watched the trailer for a new Google-pioneered technology. It’s sort of like having a smartphone on your face, which is perhaps best experienced through this clip rather than described: The … Continue reading