Category Archives: the parenthood

Because Self-Therapy is Free

If you search my blog for “loud” you get a handful of returned entries, 90% of which are about Fresco. Also, they are dated one per month, roughly around the 20th of each month. So this is a bit early … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Inherit, We Get in the Mail

I read a piece in the Globe and Mail yesterday about in-laws. Apparently those old saws about mothers-in-law have been investigated and the findings are in; mothers are engineered to compete with their (sons’ female) mates. Whether or not this … Continue reading

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Hey good news! Everyone who commented on my last post gets a prize! ONE FULL DAY with Fresco! I figure after 2 weeks I will want him in my house again. Can’t think of a new way to phrase this. … Continue reading

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I Might Love Toy Trains A Little

I think the main appealing thing about the “I Love Toy Trains” videos is that the narrator is a kid. His name is Jeff and he is the son of the creator of ILTT (Tom McComas). We started with ILTT … Continue reading

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The Art of Toddler

There is a class available for the taking called Dealing with Difficult People. I have seen a couple of versions available through work or for extra credit at the Justice Institute and every time I think, now THAT is valuable … Continue reading

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