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Coping with Oppositional Defiant Disorder

From the moment my first child was born, I felt his struggle. It was as if an imaginary umbilical cord was still somehow attached between us and it fed his emotions right to me. 941 more words

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The Road to 65, Miles 239-40: Random Thoughts On A Lazy Weekend

July 25-26, 2015, Prescott- There was, on purpose, little on my agenda this weekend.  I went to a devotional gathering on Friday night, and caught up with my Chino Valley friends.   382 more words


Faced with teen’s disappointment, parents shocked to discover they don’t give a fuck

Faced with his son’s bitter disappointment Sunday night at having to wait one more day to get the latest Samsung at the T-Mobile shop, Dan Miller, 45, expected to feel a sense of impotence and self-recrimination for leaving his wallet at home. 558 more words

A must-read parenting book: Ain't Misbehavin' by Alyson Schafer (Review)

Last night I had a dream that I baked some sweet potato fries and some tempeh and presented it to my younger sister for dinner. Upon laying the dish in front of her, she wrinkled her nose and said “I don’t… 361 more words


Lazy Parents

It’s becoming more and more apparent to me that parents in this country are having an issue and that issue is parenting. My social media feeds are clogged with complaints of why are parents letting their children wail in movie theaters, restaurants (like… 592 more words


June and July Adventures

It’s been a while since you’ve heard from us, and there is a lot to update. Beastie has been wonderfully well, and apart from a cold (and enough snot to fill a small pool) has been healthy and Bitch Queen free. 1,183 more words

5 Ways to deal with a screaming toddler without losing your mind

Beer, Wine, Tequila, Vodka….ha, just kidding. Kind of…

But really, we have all had those days. Your child is running around like a chicken with his head cut off, you’re trying to get him a snack to settle down and your 6 month old is screaming in the high chair waiting for his pureed sweet potatoes. 382 more words