Category Archives: Teresa

Predicting childrens’ interests: I can’t do it, Yay!

Two of my daughters are watching Black-ish, a sitcom about “an upper-middle-class African-American family” [wikipedia]. I think the characters are trying to figure out their cultural identity. Last year I was excited to hear about it and looked for it … Continue reading

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Rocks vs. Frogs

Teresa on game design (inspired by a lesson on alive and not alive at school today, in which rocks and frogs were compared): What if there was a game called rocks versus frogs? If the frog sits on top of … Continue reading

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Philosophy of a 4-year-old

Setting: back yard T: “I wish it was pillow day. Where there are pillows everywhere.” Dad: “Pillows everywhere?” T: “Yeah, and all the pillows are filled with candy.” On not having arms “Without arms you couldn’t throw out the compost.” … Continue reading

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Things Grownups Do

(according to Teresa) Put out balloons for birthday parties Reach the sink1 Make a hole in the ground Drink coffee Make a happy face Grow flowers Pull out weeds Eat sour plant2 Make honey water3 And that’s all. 1 Without … Continue reading

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Parental responsibility: resolving disputes. Teresa: Dad, Maya said that difficult is hard. And I said that difficult is easy. Can you please tell the best way? Me: Mm-hmm. Is difficult easy for you? Teresa: Yes.

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