I can get so discouraged when I come upon another example of HOW MUCH CHILDREN HAVE TO BE TAUGHT. Why do my children not know that you have to wash between your toes? Why don't they know that powdered laundry detergent has to be mixed with water before you add the clothes? Why do they think it's okay to drink dirty sink water? Do I have to tell them EVERYTHING??
Occasionally, though, I discover a childhood lesson I myself failed to learn. Here is one I am hoping you can help me with.
1) You wake up in the morning.
2) There are cookies in the house.
3) You do not eat them for breakfast.
I don't see how this works.
Gift ideas for an 8-year-old, part 2 of 2 - Last week I talked about the gifts we were getting/considering for Edward, who is turning 8 next month. This week it’s Elizabeth’s turn: not “girl gifts,” ...