equality vs equity

If you haven’t heard, “It’s not fair!”, then you are lucky.  Because it’s not fair. Fairness is a tricky word and if you have ever been a teacher in a classroom with 25 or more children, you know the difference between equity and equality.  This is an important distinction with multiple children in your household […]

wrong answer

I know, this sounds completely counter-intuitive, but it works and here is why: Children want to find limits.  They want to know what is right and what is wrong.  So at some point in raising a child, you are going to say, “If you throw your food one more time, I will take your food […]