Posts to help you navigate the child years. These are ages 5-8 years old. Get discipline help, summaries, schedules, instilling morality, sleep, schooling, and all considerations for children in this age group.

Brinley Child Summary: 5 Years and 2 Months Old

This is a summary for Brinley from 5 years 1 month to 5 years 2 months old.   SLEEP I commented last time about Brinley’s night with bad dreams. Brinley… View Post

Brinley Summary: 5 Years and 1 Month Old

This is the big one people! Kindergarten has begun! This is a summary of her first month as a five month old.     SLEEP Sleep is great overall. One… View Post

45 Questions to Get Your Child Talking

My twelve year old son has a super talent. He can answer any open-ended question with one word, and do it well. He has sharpened my skills as a question-asker.… View Post

McKenna Summary: 8.25 Years Old

This is a summary for McKenna from 8-8.25 years old. EATING Eating is the same as always. McKenna eats well.    SLEEPING Sleep is good. She still needs a lot… View Post

Brinley Summary: 5 Years Old!

This is a summary for Brinley now that she is five years old. This covers the last two months of her being 4, from 4 years, 10 months old to… View Post

20 Fantasy Books for Middle Readers

Fantasy books are highly popular with children. This has been true as long as fantasy books have been around. From C.S. Lewis to J.K. Rowling, fantasy books have had their… View Post

McKenna Child Summary: 8 Years Old!

This is a summary for McKenna from 7.75-8 years old. She is now 8!   EATING Eating is great! Same as ever.   SLEEPING Sleeping is great. It is the… View Post