How Much Does a 4-Year-Old Know?

Published February 21, 2020 in Warp & Woof How Much Does a 4-Year-Old Know?   Well, At Least My Grandson …   William Sundwick   He does love to talk! From the moment his dad dropped him off Friday afternoon, duffel bag stuffed with changes of clothes and toys, until we took him back homeContinue reading “How Much Does a 4-Year-Old Know?”

Crossing Imaginary Borders

Published November 30, 2018 in Warp & Woof Crossing Imaginary Borders Subtle Transition from Toddler to Preschooler William Sundwick He’s three now. Birthdays are getting to be old hat for my grandson, who is learning to take them in stride. The calendar is still a fuzzy concept though. When asked at his party on Saturday,Continue reading “Crossing Imaginary Borders”

Pollen Comes from Trees

Published May 17, 2018 in Warp & Woof “Pollen Comes from Trees” How Language Transformed The “Terrible Twos” William Sundwick Language is power. It both requires a certain level of cognitive development and enables further cognitive development. The last entry in Warp & Woof that described my grandson was entitled “Glimpsing the Terrible Twos.” SevenContinue reading “Pollen Comes from Trees”

Glimpsing the Terrible Twos

Published October 11, 2017 in Warp & Woof Glimpsing the Terrible Twos Sole Custody of a 22-month-Old for a Weekend William Sundwick Friday Friday was dedicated to preparation for an awesome responsibility. We paternal grandparents were about to move into our Son and Daughter-in-law’s house for an entire weekend. Sure, we could make excursions toContinue reading “Glimpsing the Terrible Twos”

When It All Comes to an End

Published August 3, 2017 in Warp & Woof When It All Comes to an End … Grandfatherly Affection for a Very Young Grandchild William Sundwick I’ve read much about the pros and cons of a late start raising a family. Often, these pieces are aimed at young women, with the best of intentions. There areContinue reading “When It All Comes to an End”