Between Us: When Kids Lie

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How could this sweet face tell such a big lie?

Last week, my daughter told her first lie… or should I say, her first real lie.  She lies as much as the average kid, I guess.  She’s at the age when little lies seem to weave into her adventures on the playground and her imagination blurs the line between truth and fantasy.  But this time was different.  This time, the lie was deliberate. Continue reading

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Between Us: An Open Letter to the Disney Channel

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Dear Disney Channel Executives,

My daughter Journey has recently become a fan of the Disney Channel.  She just turned 7, she has officially outgrown Nick Jr. and since Nick seems to show SpongeBob all day, she has moved over to the Disney channel.  At first, she was pretty much only watching Phineas and Ferb.  Eventually, she started watching the rest of the line up including Good Luck Charlie, Austin and Ally, Shake It Up and Jessie. Continue reading