How to Encourage and Strengthen Good Sibling Bonding

As a nanny I have cared for five sets of twins and children of all different ages. However, while caring for twin girls, I vividly remember constantly being asked by family members, passersby on the streets, moms at the park and even nannies just like me – “How do you do it?” “How do you…

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Explaining Differences and Diversity to Our Young Children

It’s easy to see the differences between ourselves and others, but it’s harder to make sense of and appreciate those differences. How can we explain life changes and the value of diversity to our growing children? How can we teach them about being compassionate and sensitive when noticing the physical differences in someone who right…

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Childhood Reflections

Isn’t it wonderful to learn new things about yourself, and to uncover talents you did not even know you possessed? It’s like Dorothy easing down that yellow brick road to a new and thrilling adventure. Uncertain of what awaits her, yet what she did know was that whatever it was, it would be amazing. Or…

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How the Egg branding came about.

The egg hatching a book represents me “Reea Rodney” breaking out of my shell and removing all of the barriers I had built before myself which kept me silent and unseen for many years. As a young child I stuttered a lot, because of this I developed a dislike for books as well as reading…

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Welcome to my new Website!

We have so many wonderful stories to share with you over the next few months. It has been my pleasure writing stories for children, teaching them different aspects of what it means to live in a blended family, and what better way to do this than by sharing the adventures of two precocious fraternal twin…

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