Feeling the Frustration- How to Handle the “I Can’ts”

It’s 9 am on a Thursday morning and my son is on the floor sulking.  He slept well the night before and ate a pretty well-balanced breakfast just an hour before.  So what on Earth in the middle of the summer could have gotten him into such a funk that his entire body ended up…… Continue reading Feeling the Frustration- How to Handle the “I Can’ts”

Summer, Summer, Summertime…

“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” — Jenny Han   Summer is here and in full effect.  If you are a mom, I’m sure you are hearing it… “Mom… I’m bored!”  “Mom, there’s nothing to do!”  “Mom, it’s so hot!”  “Mom, I’m hungry!”  And so on and so forth. …… Continue reading Summer, Summer, Summertime…

Handling the Transition

*Written June 2018 ————————————————————————————————————————————— “So, I close my eyes to old ends And open my heart to new beginnings.” It is roughly 7am and my daughters awakes as she does everyday at the same time asking for something to eat. I instruct her to use the bathroom and wash her face while barely opening my…… Continue reading Handling the Transition