Tagged: preschoolers

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I would never forget my child in a hot car…

Does your toddler or preschooler know how to get out of a car when the doors are shut? Why is this not something we talk about? Why isn’t it a thing we teach our kids, like we do with fire drills? Tonight I realized my son, who will be four in just a few days, couldn’t open the car doors from the inside by himself. He’s strong, he’s big for his age, and he’s smart. But the door handle didn’t open...

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12/7/2010

Being a parent is so difficult sometimes. I wish it was all about smiles, laughter, happy moments, and fun times.  Unfortunately in order to achieve all of those happy moments there’s some background dirty work that has to occur.  Why can’t children just pop out as perfectly behaved, permanently cheerful creatures? Rosie has been having such a difficult time lately.  It’s funny because each year it gets a little more difficult–you’d think it would get easier at some point, but alas...