Kidorable Parenting Interview

with Rick Sapio, Creator of the Family Placemat

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    I’ve been learning from Rick Sapio for over a decade. I know no one more passionate about family, rituals, and entrepreneurship. Today, Rick shares his story with Kidorable Parenting. Jonathan: Welcome to Kidorable

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Family kiss

Touch makes your family feel extra close

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Our family invented our own special kiss. For bedtime. After a fight. Any time we want to feel extra close. Kubla and Liping both kiss my face at the same time. Then Kubla and I

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Stop crying and play nice

Take a break and calm down before rejoining the action

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The toddler play date is getting a little heated. I scoop Kubla up and take him away from the action before things spiral out of control. He cries, “The other boy isn’t sharing! He took

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Don’t Want To

Live in a home where people do everything they can to make things nice for each other

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Kubla won’t fold the laundry. I sit down with him and fold a couple shirts. He plays with his socks. “Kubla, would you please help fold the clothes?” “Don’t want to.” He gets up and

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Kidorable Parenting Interview

with Grammy winning kid-hop artist, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo

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    If Dr. Seuss and Dr. Dre had a baby, it would be the music of Secret Agent 23 Skidoo. Today, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo shares his story with Kidorable Parenting. Jonathan: Hello, and

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Secret of the no bad dreams

No more nightmares—helping kids feel safe at night

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Kubla used to have bad dreams a couple times a month. One night he dreamed he was all alone and couldn’t find me or Liping. The next night he was afraid to go to sleep.

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Green Eggs and Tofu

Read a favorite book and change a recurring theme

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Kubla was the star of every book we read as a toddler. Other family members made cameo appearances. Curious Kubla and his friend the Dad in the Yellow Hat is his favorite series. He loves

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