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So I’m starting this as my kiddo and I start a new chapter.

Last Friday, she covered herself with a Mary Kay lip gloss all over her arms and legs so she could be glittery and sparkly.   2,116 more words

10 Minute Solution: Counseling a Difficult Youngster (Dr. James Sutton)

Every counselor, clinician or therapist knows of the challenge of working with a youngster that is determined to be uncooperative and resistant. Here’s a strategy that can get things started; it come from… 500 more words

Tips to make Daily Transitions Easier for Young Children...And You!

Have you ever walked into one of those classrooms where all of the children are acting like perfect little angels and wonder what dark magic the teacher is using? 496 more words

Mourning the loss of my still present son

Today I mourn the loss of my son. The son who I have birth to in all his clarity and perfection. I mourn that day too, before all of this, in all its ignorance because that day I could never have even imagined I’d be writing this five and a half years later. 938 more words

Parenting the Difficult Child (When you are ill)

This post has been on my mind for some times now. It’s not a ‘How To’ guide that carefully lays out how I’ve mastered the parenting skills required to put my kids on the right track while simultaneously taking enough time to care for myself and keep stress at bay. 1,879 more words

Chronic Illness

Father Hunger: Needing a Father's Love (Keith Zafren)

Father Hunger is a phrase many psychologists, authors and poets use to describe the universal and life-long yearning children have for a father’s love and involvement. 536 more words


My most challenging Spot

In my second year of college while making my way out of the university’s gates I saw something run under my ’94 Nissan Pathfinder. I slammed on the breaks, put the car on park and ran out to see what it was. 658 more words

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