Tino has not been listening, lately.”
Three weeks ago, Tino turned three, but due to some financial strains I could not throw him a birthday party or even buy a small gift.1,511 more words
I was not the kind of expectant mother whose Kindle was filled with parenting books and weekends were filled with new parent classes. (Actually, I don’t even have a Kindle. 1,838 more words
This weekend I had to remind myself to let my kids be kids….
Sometimes as parents we try to control situations, most of the time for our kids’ safety, but too often we try to control them to make things more convenient for us… avoiding situations that could disrupt our day, cause a little chaos, etc… 414 more words
So… my son Jed (yes, the last time I posted, I didn’t even have a born son) is in a new phase that could best be described as “Again!” This means that he he gets completely fixated on something and won’t rest until he’s done it so much that we come to rue the existence of it. 484 more words
In terms of parenting, I am a blank slate… I have no idea where to start from. When I was faaar very far from the prospect of parenthood, I was pretty sure I would be reading a lot about childhood psychology, doing research into bringing up children in the least damaging way possible and collecting as much info as possible to be an “aware” parent. 308 more words