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A Saying "Yes" Update

Two months since I posted last! Wowza. Oi, saying yes takes up a lot of time.

Here’s the quick lowdown update: Jonathan is still doing crazy good at school. 443 more words

Adoption

Taking a Look at "Time Out" as a Means of Discipline

Source: https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/time-out-vs-alternative-discipline-102640979912.html

By Jennifer O’Neill
Photo by Michele Princigalli/Getty Images

Interesting article on discipline and how social scientists and parents view "Time-Out".  I would have loved to see an additional piece included on "Time-In" for those of us with kids experiencing attachment disorder.  Most families with children from institutional care or any traumatic beginning would better benefit from "Time-In".  How did this article make you feel about your own parenting and discipline style?

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Parenting

Stop Kidding Yourself!

I know it can be painful to swallow, but for the most part, people will do what they want to do. I say this because I think many people try to fool themselves, or make excuses for someone else’s behavior, or justify certain actions. 767 more words

Growth

Walking Home

The moon laments in the vast starry sky
Its luminescence seems devoid, bland, and unearthly dry
The rays resonate like a dying man’s pulse
Every beat sends a message of unending cull… 91 more words

Hangman's Tree

Your Five-Year Plan

There’s no way to accept and embrace reality without recognizing our own vulnerability. If we’re lucky, we get seventy, eighty, ninety, maybe one hundred years to offer up whatever we’ve got. 1,306 more words

Wellness

Dealing with "Demons": Healing from a Shame-Based Identity

Do you ever feel like there is a horrific “beast” inside of you?

Have you thought that something is deeply wrong inside, experiencing disconnection from those around you? 903 more words

Recovery

"Brene Brown: The Power of Vulnerability"

This is one of the best videos out there on shame, courage, and connection.

What stood out to you in this video?

How does this video relate to addiction and recovery?

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Connection