It’s been more than two weeks since I have written a blog post, which is a new record for me. Not a record I planned on setting, but nonetheless, a record. Sixteen days ago I wrote this post explaining what I was going through. A little bout of the blues. Then things were on the upswing. […]
Controlling My Madness — Your Kids Are More Self Aware Than You May Realize
Number 6 is my mama’s boy. He’s cuddly and snuggly, he still gives me a kiss and a hug wherever I happen to be saying goodbye to him, even at school in front of his friends. He’s an emotional kid. So along with those good, cuddly emotions, come the opposite ones. When he gets upset, […]
Help! My Kid Is Fighting Me On Everything And I Don’t Know How To Deal With It!
A couple weeks ago, I received this email from a reader: I could use some advice! My two year old has been acting up ridiculously lately and I’m due any day now with our second child and idk if he senses the new baby and has been acting out the past two months or if […]
The Wheel of Choice
Yesterday my kids were totally sucky and pushing my every button and beating the crap out of each other and I went off on them in the car and told them that things were going to change. For all of us. They were on their best behavior until about noon today, and then things started […]
What I learned in therapy this week: I’m still working on that 90%.
I have been working really hard to teach the kids that the only people they can control are themselves. That they cannot make other people do what they want them to do, or what a reasonable person would think someone should do. I have really been trying to teach them that the only thing they can […]