I was talking to a friend the other day about different parenting techniques. What struck me as awesome was that her mom once put herself in a timeout after a harsh conflict with her brother. Genius. My thought is that maybe there is something to this parental timeout that deserves some further investigating. It probably… Continue reading Grown-up Timeout
If you have read any of my other blogs you may have realized that I am the mom to a young boy. I love being a mom to this creative, insightful, and generally good spirited child, but sometimes it's messy. By sometimes I mean every single day. Right now it looks like a penny hurricane… Continue reading The Silly Putty Has To Go!
I recently had surgery. That is my chosen excuse for not writing, or doing, anything for two weeks. I figure it was for the best, because who knows what I would have written with all those drugs in my system. Probably something I would later have to apologize for. Good job me for knowing myself… Continue reading Let Me Give You Back Your Power