Monthly Archives: August 2009

Stroller Hikes Newsletter: A New Generation with Technology (1)

A New Generation with Technology Like so many of you, I grew up with plenty of technology. Back then, the cutting-edge technology included a microwave, a personal radio, and finally when I was a teenager, a color TV and VCR. Today, technology includes teeny little cell phones, personal stereos and DVD players like the iTouch, […]

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Stroller Hikes E-Newsletter: Structure (1)

Hello Mommies and Daddies! As many of you know, I teach high school. School resumes for my students on Monday, and despite fretting over what to wear and bring to lunch, many students and teachers are happily eager to have a little more structure in their lives. On Fridays at Max’s preschool, the teachers rush […]

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Weekly Stroller Hikes Newsletter: Transitions (1)

Weekly Stroller Hikes Newsletter: Transitions When I was preschool age, the teachers pulled my mom aside with great concern about me. I did not respond well to transitions, and they feared the worst. This was over 30 years ago, when there was far less known about ADHD, autism, and other seemingly frequent issues of today’s […]

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Stroller Hikes E-Newsletter : Box of Chocolates (1)

James was presented with his first box of chocolates yesterday, when I caught up with Amy for lunch. Amy explained that each one had a different filling, and you didn’t know what you were going to get. I think it’s funny how some people will just cringe at the thought of this. The future is […]

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Stroller Hikes E-Newsletter: Water Wonders (1)

Hello Mommies and Daddies! I was reminded of the miracle of water over this last month, at our Toddler Treks to Alviso Marina and McClellan Ranch Parks, respectively. While Max and Anna played in the water of Stevens Creek yesterday, dozens of honey bees were lapping up water along the shores, in the shade of […]

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