Posts tagged parenting styles
To Moms Of Twins - Hold On Tight!

I want to first say, I am NOT the mother of twins.  But, I have an identical sister.  So I feel I can give some sound advice to Moms of twins.  Something wonderful happened to my Mom - she survived!

No one can prepare you for 2 babies - at least that's what my mom Joannie said. She says she earned every one of her gray hairs and she says that proudly.

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One Trick To Survive The Holidays!

Okay, so "Turkey" day is upon us.  The table is set and the shopping is done!

If that is the truth, I will kiss the ground you walk on.  I still have to go shopping!!  And I know I will be jamming my cart into the backs of people clogging the aisles!  Oh Well.

But as I have gotten "wiser" in my old age, I have learned an important lesson.  To survive the family tensions and the "mother-in-law", there is one thing to do.

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Letting Go Of That Perfect Child - Embracing A Special Needs One

Is there really a perfect child?  Is there one that never has to deal with failure?  Well, I say "Who cares!"

Casey is my oldest son and is now 22 years old.  When he was little, all I did was compare him to my friend's kids.  Well, that was the biggest mistake I could ever do.

Casey is a special needs child and would never do what my friend's kids did or it would take him a hell of a lot longer to do them.  He still can't ride a bicycle, but he can make us laugh.

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Parenting Pressure - Opinions - Everyone Has One!

Over the years, I have gotten ALOT of advice and opinions from other people.  Especially when you have a child who is different.  People want to solve the problem and fix the child for you.  First off, who says he or she needs to be "fixed".

In today's society, we  want our children to be the best, look the best, and be the smartest.  Struggling or adversity in a child's life is the worst thing that could happen.

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