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12 Tips for a Happier Home, Adapted from Nursery School.

One of my resolutions is to Treat myself like a toddler. I’ve found that much of the advice aimed at children is just as helpful for me. For instance, I’m reading Nicole Malenfant’s Routines and Transitions: A Guide for Early Childhood Professionals (non sequitur:  a surprising name for a childhood expert). She lays out several strategies for teachers to use …


7 Tips for Keeping School-Day Mornings Calm and Cheerful.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day. This Wednesday: Seven tips for keeping school-day mornings calm and cheery. Unbelievable, but school is already well underway. And that means that the early-morning scramble is underway too. I wrote this list a while back, but I realized this morning that I needed to go over it again and remind myself of what I need …