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I need silence.

Not the silence of others, although that is often welcome in this bustling, almost-never-quiet house.

I need MY silence. I need a respite from my own voice. 906 more words


There'a a Lesson in Everything, But Not Everything is a Lesson

It’s always good to learn from our experiences. This is how we grow and open, it’s how we develop character and begin to know ourselves. There’s a lesson in everything, but not everything is a lesson. 993 more words


EMDR Update

It’s been about a month since we did EMDR with Jonathan. During the session I kept thinking “Really? This is it? Might as well wave a magic wand and dance naked in the rain on a full moon.” 660 more words


I am a Sensitive Child

I am a sensitive child.

There are many children like me.

We find this world a challenging place to live in.

We get tired. We get upset. 207 more words


Tears before bedtime, and any other time too.

I know this isn’t exactly earth shattering… I just need to share it with someone…

The following is a list of things that have made my 3 year old inconsolable today. 537 more words


You Won't Ever Leave Me Will You?

As much as we know that the right thing is to insist that the boys stay in their own beds, we find nothing more lovely than a warm body crawling in between us as we wake in the morning. 612 more words


Tariku is 10!!

I’ve been thinking a lot about this post for Tariku. I kept trying to come up with a way to say just how much I love him-to come up with a phrase that embodies who he is or what he means to me. 892 more words