4 Ways to Help Your Child Overcome Fear of Failure

Stephanie GrandestaffMile Markers

“What’s that?!” “It’s good.  You’ll like it.”“Yuck. No I won’t.” “How do you know you won’t like it if you haven’t tried it?” “It looks gross.” “Well, it’s not, and your mother worked really hard at making a … Read More

Math Can Be Fun

Stephanie GrandestaffMile Markers

I have always loved math.  In fact, I once taught math in fifth through eighth grades. Math is orderly, straightforward and tends to have a right answer.  I’ve noticed, however that my eight grandkids seem … Read More

“Because I Want To.”

Stephanie GrandestaffMile Markers

“Because I want to.” This was my toddler son’s response to my question about why he had chosen to pee down the heating vent next to the toilet. It wasn’t very reassuring to me, but … Read More