with author and blogger Dayna Abraham
Jonathan: Welcome to Kidorable Parenting’s interview with Dayna Abraham, the blogger behind Lemon Lime Adventures, and the author of the new book: “The Superkids Activity Guide to Conquering Every Day.” I’m Jonathan Domsky,
A boredom buster
Kubla and I are walking in the park. He’s starting to dawdle. He looks bored. I pretend my phone is ringing and answer it. I make like I’m listening. “Kubla, it’s that pirate calling again.
Share the burden, lighten the load
Kubla won’t read his primer. He can’t play video games again until he finishes two pages. “It’s too hard,” he whines. “It’s so boring!” I offer him a deal. “How about this—we’ll take turns reading
A fun distraction
I take Kubla with me to the grocery store. We get to the checkout line. I see three people in line in front of me. Kubla greedily eyes the candy deviously displayed at 4-year old
with Jennifer Bunkers, mother of six and founder of Trukid.
Jonathan: Welcome to Kidorable Parenting’s interview with Jennifer Bunkers, mother of six and founder of TruKid. I’m Jonathan Domsky, blogger, parenting coach, and co-founder of Kidorable. I’ve been learning how to be a
Remaking a treasured childhood ritual for a new time and place
Liping grew up in rural China. Like everyone else she knew, Chinese New Year was the best time of year. The one time a year she got new clothes. The one time a year she
In a scary situation, give them a little control
It’s time for Kubla’s annual check-up. He won’t go. No way are they going to stick him this time. We’ve missed our appointment by the time the tantrum subsides. I reschedule for next week. The
Do you like what you see?
The last few days, Kubla makes a new friend on the playground. We like the parents, too. They invite our family over for dinner. They live on a 3rd floor walk-up. The kids are a
If you aren’t falling, you aren’t trying hard enough
Kubla is learning to ice-skate. He hobbles back from the first class with bruised knees. I give him a little hug. “What happened? Did you have fun?” “Yeah, but I fell.” “How many times?” “Three.”
When you push away the people who love you most
We seem to be having a good time. Until we aren’t anymore. We’re halfway through the 3rd story book. The cuddling is over. He covers the words with his hands so I can’t read them.