Asking innocent questions also shows a lack of faith and confidence in the other person. It’s as if you’re saying, “You can’t handle this alone, so I have to stay on top of it for you.” Is that the message you really want to send?Read More
Whether your child has ‘special needs’ or not, you are not alone. Others may not understand the logistics and fears that go with a particular condition; however, at a deeper level, being a parent is the great equalizer. You are not alone, and you are not mean to go on this journey alone.Read More
What could help you find the courage to take a risk and fly into the unknown? What could tip you into taking the leap? Consider your bigger vision for your child.Read More
When you separate yourself from their behavior, you all win. When you stay calm in the face of their craziness, you all win. When you love them in spite of themselves, you all win. Hmm, maybe it really is about you…Read More
…summer is often accompanied for me by a colossal to-do list. I always think that I will be super productive with my hubby home and the lack of a routine. And, truth be told, it very frequently throws me in to a state of overwhelm!
If you’re a constant worrier, it’s taking a toll. You may feel powerless and hopeless, in a state of agitation. It can affect your sleep, your eating, your productivity, and your health in general. And like many parents, the more you worry, the more you try to control and micromanage. It’s a normal reaction to want to fix the source of your distress.Read More
She was out the night before and received a phone call that her son, and a couple of friends, had been picked up by the police for vandalism. You can imagine what it was like when they returned home... or can you?Read More