Author: Jonathan Domsky

Kidorable Parenting Interview

with author and educator Dr. Susan Wise Bauer

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  Jonathan: Welcome to Kidorable Parenting’s interview with educator Dr. Susan Wise Bauer, author of many books including, “The Well-Trained Mind,” a homeschooling blueprint, and “The Story of The World,” a series of history books

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Just don’t say Bobbledeegoo

Take the power out of curse words

Bobbledeegoo

Kubla comes back from a playdate.  His friend has a potty mouth. Later that day, Kubla plays with his toy cars.  He pushes one off the cliff of our couch.  His hand guides its fall

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How is his compliance?

What is the balance between control and freedom in your family?

How is his compliance

We check out a couple nearby preschools for Kubla.  The playgrounds and classrooms are all pretty similar.  The teachers are all equally friendly.  Our friends say good things about both of them. It’s time for

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Kidorable Parenting Interview

with parenting expert, writer and speaker Dr. Laura Markham

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Note: Please forgive the awkward pauses and repetition on the audio—We had some sound issues on the line for this interview.  I’ve edited them out of the transcript.   Jonathan: Welcome to Kidorable Parenting’s interview

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Slave Dolphins and Free Sharks

What’s it worth to give up your freedom?

Slave Dolphins and Free Sharks

We watch the dolphin show at the aquarium.  It’s fun, but a little sad to see such intelligent creatures stuck in a tank they can fully explore in under 30 seconds. “Hey Kubla, are those

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Is driving hard?

A lot of things are hard, until you learn how

Is driving hard

I drive Kubla’s friends home from their play date.  Their mom doesn’t have a driver’s license.  Just a learners permit. “Is driving hard?” they ask. “It’s easy when you know how.” “My mom is so

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Wiggleworms

Sometimes it takes some outside structure to help love grow

Wiggleworms

My dad visits once or twice a month.  He can’t talk about business or sports with a toddler, so he and Kubla don’t have much to talk about.  Kubla cries when my dad tries to

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20 candy bars a day

Stamp out little lies

20 candy bars a day

“Can we have candy?”  “I think you guys have had enough,” I say. The play date is going well.  Jumping on the trampoline.  Endless roleplaying.  A sweet treat. “I’m allowed to have more,” says our

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Kidorable Parenting Interview

with writer of biographies for children, Mike Venezia

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    Jonathan: Welcome to Kidorable Parenting’s interview with Mike Venezia, author, and illustrator of over 100 biographies for children. I’m Jonathan Domsky, blogger, parenting coach and co-founder of Kidorable. Mike’s books have been a

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