After our visit to the Toy Fair, we got to visit the animals at the Toronto Zoo. Griffin was excited to see the giraffes, but his brother thought it was funny to tell him that they were escaping, and Griffin believes him. If you ask him about his day at the zoo, he will tell you all about the escaping giraffes. Have you ever tried to get five children to sit nicely on a Komodo Dragon for a picture? It's no simple task. This is one of Santa's replacement reindeers that the kids got to … [Read more...] about An Autumn Day at the Zoo
Archives for November 4, 2011
I don't know if I consider using hot sauce abuse, but I certainly think it is unkind and not something I would do to my children. As parents, our job is to teach our children life lessons, including how to be kind and compassionate people, which we aren't doing if we choose to issue lessons with physical discomfort. As a rule, I believe in thinking about how you would like to be treated, and only choosing consequences that you know you wouldn't feel violated or humiliated if you had to … [Read more...] about Hot sauce punishment?