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I think as a parent of an intense child it’s all too often I have something negative to report about her behavior and my responses to her negative behavior. But I think it’s also very important to celebrate the small … Continue reading
Resilience. I know that’s what my 5 year old lacks right now. Her meltdowns, her intensity, her anxiety all stem from lack of resilience. Her issues (anxiety, spd, selective mutism) all contribute to this lack of resilience. I came across … Continue reading
[Note: this has been edited more than a few times to add to and clarify some of the points I am trying to make]. I don’t know whether it’s a gift or a curse to be a highly intelligent person … Continue reading
There’s something about the holidays that are full of anticipation and excitement that is immediately followed by a grumpy post-holiday crash as I sort through the bags and bags of treats and cheap dollar store toys and the caseloads of … Continue reading
I hope, if you read the previous post, you don’t take offense to what I wrote. It’s not my intention to add to the negative debate surrounding motherhood and career. The reality is, if you can strike a good balance … Continue reading
If my stay-at-home mothering/homemaking position were a real paying job, I’d have been fired years ago. The truth be told, I spend way too much time in my head lamenting about lack of mental stimulation, lack of friendship, lack of … Continue reading
This is the post I’ve been dreading to write, because it hits me so deeply in the heart. But I need to address it because I’ve been wrestling for it for a few days recently (and it crops up from … Continue reading
I love stumbling upon new blogs and finding bits of wisdom and new perspectives. One of the things I have been recently been noticing is the lack of balance in my life. There’s the usual boring housekeeping to keep up … Continue reading
I have realized I have a certain vision I have in mind for how I want to raise my girls. I was responding to a post on Mothering.com forum and realized as I was writing, it became clear to me … Continue reading