Entries Tagged as 'words'

Watch those words

August 24th, 2009 / No Comments

I found it too easy to be sarcastic with kids. An innocent question like “Can I have a cookie?” will provoke a sarcastic response from me. “It’s a free country….” When I’ve had enough of 1st grade level conversation all day, I resort to sarcasm. Kids don’t understand sarcasm, but I’m sure they understand the […]

Ten things you should never say to your kids

April 6th, 2008 / 17 Comments

Have you ever squeezed too much toothpaste and tried to get it back in? You can’t do it. It’s the same with words. Out of frustration, we often say things we don’t mean. But once the words are out, you can’t take them back. Here is a list of things I’ve actually heard parents say […]