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.
My husband has a job which requires many late hours and days away from home. And as my children grow older, they are starting to miss him more regularly when he is gone. I know I am not alone, and along with many other parents, I must help my childre... 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