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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

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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Sensory Overload

I’m in a pissy mood. Just a bad funk. Everything is getting on my nerves. If anyone else has sensory issues, this is what’s called sensory overload. 260 more words

Parenting And Kids

Sit Down! Shut Up! I'M In Control Here!

This week has been full of so many great things: great friends, great food and great conversations. What surprises me most is the number of moms I talk with (friends and strangers) who absolutely agree with me that parenting is the hardest job. 840 more words


What if my baby screams all the time?

Well, first try to find some relief in your thinking:

Are there moments when your baby is happy? Think about those moments!

Are there moments when your baby is playing and having fun? 395 more words


12 Years Already

My son turned 12 yesterday. I’m not sure any of us actually thought he would make it to twelve. He’s had numerous stitches, a broken arm, a fractured finger, a CAT scan, things removed from his nose, and just his general state of causing mischief. 650 more words

Parenting Philosophy