Once I started listening to myself, I realized that I'm often asking some version of "why?" in response to almost all of my child's emotional outbursts. What's the matter? Why are you crying? Why do you feel sad? Why are you laughing?Read More
Imagine you are were of the millions of fourth graders who devoured the first eleven books, only to find your school won't let you buy the conclusion. I'm sure many enterprising students at Arborwood found a way to read the last book in spite of the ban. Kids are smart.
But that, like one of Pilkey's aptly-named lunch ladies, Mrs. DePoint.Read More