Reality Check PII

Respect, more than money, what a lot of people crave is respect, but contrary to popular belief, it is not automatic.  Respect of the office, of the position, the title might be, but the respect of the person in that role etc.. is never automatic, that has to be earned Read more…

Reality Check

As a parent there are certain truths we must teach our kids, but also ones we must first learn ourselves and we may not always like these truths, but we must learn them, and so I want to go through them and touch on them, especially in today’s entitlement, snowflake Read more…

Come Close Little One

As kids are going up, security is important and not just financial, which don’t get me wrong is an aspect of it, but is just a piece of the puzzle.  Security also means being validated for your gifts, talents, potential, being heard, concerns being heard, not to say the kids Read more…

Why So Angry?

When kids get angry, throw tantrums, the automatic sometimes knee jerk reaction is anger right back at them, and frustration, which is understandable, especially if they are young, are not able to really communicate what is going on internally or feel they can’t do so.  As a parent you don’t Read more…

Parent Self Care

Being a parent is by nature about care, providing care, nurturing etc.., but to do that effectively on an ongoing basis, especially in today’s world where you have a lot of single parents due to divorce or by choice, or because both have to work due to economics the parent Read more…

Spoiler

This piece was sent to me and I am sharing it with you, this piece of wisdom. Namaste. Spoiling our children with new things stems from a feeling of lack in our own childhood. By Madison Taylor One of the greatest things about children is that they have the ability Read more…

Poem

I saw this poem and had to share it.  I think it says it best as regards parenting.  If I had been blessed with that sacred calling, this is how I am sure I would have felt.

Do or Don’t?

Tone Tone, Pitch etc.. matter and with kids I am great at getting that right it seems, with adults, well I still have to work on it, as adults try my patience way too easily much more than kids to because adults ought to know better on stuff.  As a kid, you Read more…

Trust In …..?

Parenting is a tough job, often not appreciated at all, or if there is appreciation, it’s in spurts.  Then you have the added layers of all the stuff youth is exposed to, and all the subjective, do as you please and let everyone do as they please, so long as Read more…