My Sweet Child, We are finding ourselves once again in a familiar dance. The catalyst being the bruising of your tender places and the grand finale undoubtedly containing… Read more “Dear Hurting Child”
I’m big on metaphors. I think they can be useful for putting emotionally-charged topics into perspective. One metaphor I find myself going back to frequently is my ‘parenting toolbox’.… Read more “Don't Forget Your Tool Box”
Sometimes being a mom feels so good. There are so many great hugs and kisses. There are so many kind words. There are even tender moments between… Read more “I Hate You. I Want a Glass of Milk. Throw My Sister in the Trash.”
Picking my battles doesn’t mean my kids are spoiled or that I’m a pushover.