Today I found myself welcoming my first post partum menses, with a teething six month old in the midst of a wonder week. My son is obviously in pain and experiencing many new things, which has lead to many frustrated bouts of crying this morning. 233 more words
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Are you thinking about using a behavior chart for your child? Have you tried one already but it wasn’t successful? Let’s talk about this for a minute… When we say ‘behavior chart’ what we usually mean is a… 1,560 more words
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
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