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Below is a collection of various blog posts meant to encourage, inspire or educate. Grab a steaming mug of hot liquid this weekend and steal away to a quiet corner for some quick reads.
Sometimes, no matter how positive and peaceful we intend to be… we react.
Sometimes we react badly…we yell! we say mean things! we wish for a break!!!!!
Then we end up totally disconnected from our kids.
The realization that I was parenting exactly like my parents quickly sunk in. All of my time as Mom was being spent as a harsh task master. I was more concerned about my child obeying me and my rules that I was less concerned about what that might be doing to his psyche. It never bothered me to consider that my expectations were too great or attainable.
Whether you’re worried about behavioral issues or your child’s choice of friends or activities, there’s a message there that can guide you. Your child just doesn’t have the know-how to say it in words.