Tag: Modern parenting
Parenting a mentally ill young adult can be hard and good by turns. Critical advise abounds. Thankful for advice and graciously kind is appropriate, but you are the parent in the end. Follow your gut. Stand your ground.
Life with Q
I wish I didn’t have to watch him suffer, but I don’t want an easy life for my kids–I want them to be people of character, right?
Regretfully yours 💐
Change the way I think, and I change the way I act and feel.
Christmas 🎄 sucks sometimes
Well….Christmas is over Some of our kids didn’t call. No grandkid came. Three family fights. One major meltdown. Resentful sullen offspring. We got through it, glory to God. The thing about having kids is:Once you give birth, your heart is now OUTSIDE your body. God knows this. Look at what he said to Mary. Through…
Rough Season– don’t you think?
I’m surprised we’re still here, aren’t you? I have now listened to the Ps 121, Ps 37, Ps 18 and\or Rick Warren, Joyce Meyer, Beth Moore, RT Kendall, Steven Furtick and a bunch of other sermons and scripture. Roughly 32 billion times. Conclusion…we are going to make it guys. strengthandcourage.That is what I am talking…
I was thinking How often do I parent out of fear? They will work it out. Just listen. How often do I think about my rebuttal instead of understanding where my hubby or teenager is at? I will get my chance. Just listen for a pair of minutes. Give the gift of quiet. Be a…
Oh my socks you guys! I just finally GOT something! Know what I mean?Happy dance inside. Grin. Let me set this up: I had to take my adult special needs daughter to the ER today for a possible fracture. She fell off her scooter. Hurt her leg badly. ER visit. Drama. Exhausted. Long waits. You…
Reboot my heart.
Amelia Peabody novels baking lasagna eating lasagna Depression Era cake recipe crunchy granola bars Crunchy gravel under my tennies Crunchy peanutbutter Falling water Little sparkly bits in a handful of sand Birthday candles Stove popped corn with honey and cinnamon butter Cups of fragrant steaming tea New book. Old sweats. Easy chair. Thankful.