Readiness to Start: Melissa & Doug

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Seeking Advice on Homeschooling My 3.5 Year Old

M.Z. asks from Los Angeles

Hi Mamas! I am looking for any advice on homeschooling my daughter who will be 4 in July. I cannot afford preschool, but I really want her to learn a few things befor...


Help! I Need Suggestions on Disciplining a 3 Year Old!

J.K. asks from Indianapolis

I am in desperate need of help with my 3 year old. I was a kindergarten teacher before I had children, and I thought I had pretty good ideas on discipline. Boy was ...


Till What Age Would a Boy Play with a Kitchen?

J.W. asks from Portland

Hi Ladies, Until what age will a little boy play with a kitchen set? I fell in love with a gorgeous (and expensive) children's kitchen set and am undecided about ...


How Do I Begin to Teach My 3 Year Old His Letters?

C.P. asks from Houston

Hello, I need help teaching my almost 3 year old his ABC's. He can say his ABC's, but as far as letter recognition goes, he has no interest. How do I begin? I trie...


Looking for Advice on Giving Allowance to School-age Children

A.B. asks from Los Angeles

I have two great boys, ages 6 and 9, and we are thinking about giving them a weekly allowance so they can learn about spending money wisely. I grew up with an allowa...