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Do we reward kids for going to the movies or playing with blocks? Why? Because we don’t reward what is already enjoyable. By rewarding, we send the message that the activity is undesirable & must be rewarded to get people to do it. Is that the message we want to send about books?
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I love this idea! My daughters like to have a variety of glasses for whatever mood or style suits the day!
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Category Archives: Life Musings
As the heat wave continues to sit over top of Metro Vancouver and much of southern British Columbia I am looking for more creative ways to entertain my children while avoiding the heat as best I can. I previously took … Continue reading
Are there any words more frightening than hearing a young child saying “I’m bored”? During the summer months I am essentially a stay at home dad. As such I need activities to engage my children. Seeing as our neighbours complained … Continue reading
I have spent the first couple weeks of summer break reflecting on and thinking about how we do things in the K to 12 education system. One of the things I have been thinking about is the way we treat … Continue reading
Earlier this week my web hosting company alerted me to the fact that my blog (and many others) had come under attack and had been “hacked”. I really don’t know what that means or what hackers get out of hacking … Continue reading
As one or two of you know, I’ve started a podcast on which I discuss whatever random topic piques my curiosity. For giggles one night I filmed myself recording my podcast. That’s my recording studio – the back porch. That’s … Continue reading
Happy Mother’s Day to all the people who have “mothered” others. Put picture of my Mom here – except she won’t ever let anyone take her picture. Mother’s Day is a tough day for many. Particularly those in the restaurant … Continue reading
I made a deal with my daughters for their birthday this year. The deal was, rather than buying them a toy or something that they might use for a short while and then set aside, I would buy them an … Continue reading
Just because I didn’t have enough places where my “voice” is able to be heard – other than here on my blog, on my Instagram, my Facebook, and my YouTube channel, I decided to start a podcast! You can check … Continue reading
I love this quote from Miguel Guhlin, “No one jumps a 20 foot chasm in two 10 foot jumps.” Brilliant. When you need to make a big change, you need to make big, bold moves. Please follow and like us: