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It’s summer! Eliza’s last day of school was last Thursday. It’s going to be a short span of lazy days, however, because her summer school starts next week. Summer school for E is through her regular school. Its purpose is to keep the kids from loosing all of their French … Read the rest
You’re about to learn how I use my sociology degree in my everyday life.
It’s weird to think about, but a big part of parenting is operant conditioning, or modifying behaviors based on consequences. We use a combination of positive reinforcement (adding an appetitive stimulus to increase a behavior) and … Read the rest
A while back, we shared that Eliza modeled for Constructive Playthings catalogues. You can still find her sprinkled through their website. Eliza got paid in toys (not literally–in the form of a gift certificate) and last weekend we finally made the trip out to the Kansas US Toys … Read the rest