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The inside track

Last week Leta learned how to make get well cards at school, and so over the weekend she ran with that idea, holed herself up in her room and started her own printing press: I have to admit, yes, this is adorable and such a sweet gesture, but the first thing I thought is OH [...]

Props

What? You don’t think I adopted a dog and gave birth to a child because I love them, do you? I only did all that because I was bored!

Progress

Very proud of herself for getting through the morning routine without any fuss. The key: TIME EVERYTHING. Ten minutes to eat breakfast. Ten minutes to get dressed, brush hair, and brush teeth. Any extra time is play time. Period and done. No negotiating. Meaning, we have to treat her like we’re dealing with a vicious, [...]