Did you ever have a moment when you want to sit down and ponder what just happened? How did my teenage or pre-teen daughter get so mean? I know she has real kindness in there? I’ve seen it with me. I felt the hugs. I know the love exists and yet somehow when this beautiful
Category: The Children
You know I ask myself all the time, “you have a 154 IQ and for some reason you can’t seem to make sense of why children don’t obey the rules?” I don’t come by this conundrum because I don’t understand that children lie; I come to it at the end of a very frustrated trial
Very much like the title says, I have been told I am “epically unfun” by my three teens. When I remind them that the ONLY time I get cross with them is 1. When they do not do what they’re asked, 2. When they lie and tell me they did what was asked, 3. Go
Sometimes I think the hardest thing for me is to wrap my head around the bigger picture of raising these three precious children. One barely 14, one barely 12, and the last barely 11. There are therapy sessions that asked us to complete homework such as listing glad, sad, and mad moments throughout the week.
Recently, as many of you know, I have taken on the enormous yet honorable role of raising three adorable children who’s parents have passed on. I thought I would be in for the hardest time when I found out that no one had been setting boundaries, teaching them how to take care of their bodies
Three years ago she asked, “Will you love them like they’re your own?” And I answered, “Of course!” Did I understand the consequences of my agreement at the time? Probably not! I believe I just wanted then what I want now, and that is to be part of the proverbial “village” that is needed to raise