We struggle to explain work to our preschoolers. In fact, it is really they who could be explaining work to us. They seek it, puffing up proudly after being given a job and relishing the next official job that waits for them. It seems a world-changing scientist shared their perspective. According to Jonas Salk, "The reward for work well done is the opportunity to do more." Our preschoolers couldn't agree more.
For Mother's Day, my kids delivered a heap of wonderful, handmade presents. In addition to beaded necklace and earrings, countless drawings and sweet notes, my older daughter made a little "book" in which she told a story about me. Usually, we tell o... read more
Certain preschooler questions are so fundamental as to be repeated almost every single day. As in:Preschooler: “Where’s Mommy (or Daddy)?”Answer: “She (or he) went to work.”Preschooler: “What is Mommy (or Daddy) doing?” Grown-up: “Wo... read more