Tag: raising children

Promises to my sons

I will lose my shit and yell at you. I will lose my cool and fly off the rails. It’s what I do. I will swear repeatedly, and I don’t fucking care if you swear, as long as you grow up to care about…

Dandelion’s Play

Yesterday I introduced Riley to his first Dandelion When I first handed it to him to meet it He quickly tried to eat it Then crushed it in his hand and watched the fluff float away Whenever I pass by a dandelion The little…

Siblings

To give Riley a sibling or not to give Riley a sibling – that is the question! My husband Shane and I had decided that we would have one more. I’ve even been telling people when they ask “when’s the next one coming” that…

Shine

Shine by Justine Edward Goodreads Synopsis: Shine is a children’s book with a BIG difference. Designed to empower and encourage, this series of positive affirmations will have children smiling from ear to ear. Illustrated by 7 yr old Karl Gabriel who has been diagnosed…

Children Learn What They Live

Children Learn What They Live, By Dorothy Law Nolte, Ph.D. If children live with criticism, they learn to condemn. If children live with hostility, they learn to fight. If children with fear, they learn to be apprehensive. If children live with pity, they learn to…