Category Archives: Toddlers & Preschoolers

Transform Routines into Rituals

“A family, like a canoe, must be steered or paddled, or it won’t take you where you want to go.” ~ William J. Doherty William Doherty believes that it would help our families and enhance relationships within if we could … Continue reading

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Coins

As a child my father spent a good bit of time teaching me about coins. We identified them, sorted them, stacked them in piles, counted them, ultimately playing games of addition, subtraction, and multiplication. Those were not only fond memories … Continue reading

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On Being a Father

Whatever the extent of their involvement, fathers do appear to influence their children’s development, both directly by means of interaction and indirectly by virtue of their positive and negative impact on the family’s social and emotional climate. Attitudes concerning appropriate … Continue reading

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