I love seeing how other neurodiverse families and couples live and love. Your stories have given me courage to live my truth, and make choices for my family to be comfortable, supported and accommodated even when those choices are different to what society thinks we all need. 590 more words
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It has been quiet on this blog lately. I’m home full-time with my three children and so often when I get the urge to write about something, it’s not at a time I can write. 240 more words
I have been writing this blog for a long time, and over the years I have avoided the word “brat,” when referring to children.
I didn’t have a specific reason for that avoidance, other than the queasy feeling I get in my gut when unilaterally grouping a large number of misbehaving children into one label. 580 more words
Nights like tonight, I am so thankful I talk to my kids. I have talked to them since birth. I let them know when I am going to pick them up, when they can expect to get a cold wipe on their warm bottoms, that I’ll be turning on the coffee grinder and that it will be loud. 427 more words
This is part one of a three part series on anger management for children. There are numerous reasons why a child may be experiencing feelings of intense anger, and the solutions are just as varied so it’s not something I want to rush through in one article. 883 more words