Before you scar a second grader for life by explaining to her why “She had boobs,” is not really an appropriate sentence for her grammar homework, make sure that second “b” is not an attempt at a cursive “k.”
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Wise children know that quantifying things can sometimes improve the situation:
Me: I am so confused I don’t even know how confused I am!!
Child: Want me to guess?
Me: [pause] Um, sure.
Child: A trillion and a hundred!
Me: Yes! Exactly! How did you know?!
Even if you’re an anti-Disney, anti-princess sort of mom, trying to raise a strong, independent daughter, sometimes the urge to let her play princess is irresistible:
“Mom, pretend I’m Ariel, and I listen to all your words, and I’m always helpful.”