Author: Jonathan Domsky

Don’t Want To

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

Don't Want To

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 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

Secret of the no bad dreams

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

Green Eggs and Tofu

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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My niece is not a princess2

My niece is no damsel in distress, looking pretty as she waits to be saved by some prince. Ever since she was a baby, she’s been a queen. What’s the difference? Let my brother explain

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Kidorable Parenting Interview

With Matt Schneider of City Dads

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    Matt Schneider of City Dads has made life richer for dads and their kids all across the US. Today, Matt shares his story with Kidorable Parenting. Jonathan: Welcome to Kidorable Parenting’s Interview with

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Connect 5

Have players of different abilities play by different rules

Connect 5

It’s time to introduce Kubla to some thinking games. Chess, checkers, Connect Four. I teach him the rules. We play a few games. I warn him what I’ll do next if he makes this move

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Duck, duck, goose

Is it right to ask kids to play a game they can never win?

Duck Duck Goose

My nephew is four years old. His preschool class is playing duck, duck, goose. He’s younger and smaller than the other kids. Try as he might, he can’t run around the circle fast enough to

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