Rules for Reason

   Just a quick analogy story for your tired parent eyes! If you have a limit pusher, a rule breaker, a wild child, a deviant, or a general inquisitive, intelligent imp… This story might be relevant.  I’ve learned with my spirited 6-year-old, that saying, “The rule is…” Before stating anything I want her to comply […]

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places…

If you’ve ever had your heart broken by someone, or even experienced the soul sinking feeling that your intense feelings of affection are either misguided or worse yet, not reciprocated… you should naturally not want anyone you love to experience anything like that.

Wild Horses…

Mommy victory!  I speak in pictures.  I’m a visual person.  The good news is, my eldest offspring understands things in pictures! If you have a “spirited child” a wild child, a strong willed child, a feisty child, a Dennis the Menace, and the list goes on… you know that they can go from zero to […]

Just Breathe…

A quick and refreshing celebratory blog post that only some of you will understand…. Ever wonder if your diligent, exhausting parenting work will ever pay off? I’m here to tell you it will! My husband recounts an evening alone with his two wild daughters. Husband: I think Davi is starting to get the self regulation […]

Pimum Non Nocere

Stumbling around in parenthood can be a little frightening at times. Like when the lights first go out and you’re in an unfamiliar room. Or even worse, you are in a familiar room, but someone’s moved all the furniture and strewn toys everywhere. Your mind races back to your own childhood and your brow furrows […]

It’s the Little Things…

As far as little things go… I’m a fan. It’s the little things we’ll remember when they’re off to college or to Europe to study art, or whatever. It will be those little tiny moments that we will hold on to so tightly after we can no longer hold on to the moment makers themselves. I love my little things.

ADHD, and other labels…

You’re here. You’ve started somewhere. You’re not alone. Keep reading, keep searching, and keep changing for the better. Don’t give up. Be the gardener that provides your little plant (whatever type they may be) with the right soil and elements they need to grow deep roots that grow to support themselves and provide the world with their gifts that they have naturally.