I’m writing about an area of parenting in which I feel stuck. I will try not to let it turn into a pointless rant, I’m hoping, at least, that other parents who have the same struggles will feel less alone when they read it. And, if you have any suggestions to help, please share them in the comments!
“When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world.” – Harold Kushner One morning, not long after dropping my son, Jake, off at school, I got a text message from my friend. Jake and her son, Sam, are friends also and go to school together. That morning, Sam had […]
I once saw a mother admonish her young son for telling his friend “I love you” as if he had said something inappropriate. But what is more appropriate than telling someone we love them? Loving others is what we are here to do! We often associate the words “I love you” with romantic relationships so […]
I sent my son upstairs to get dressed for school. It was time to put his favourite shorts and t-shirt into the washing machine and I was wondering what he would find to wear instead. After a while, he turned up in the kitchen all dressed…in his Ninja Turtle onesie (yes, pyjamas). “Have you seen […]