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As much as I wanted to love my son, my blind rage and fury at things not having gone my way boiled over onto him. Of course I knew it wasn’t his fault, and he didn’t ask for any of this. My anger was misguided. I was truly mad at myself for not being more […]
Although kids often don’t know what they are feeling exactly, it’s important that we take time to help them develop a keen ability to listen to their feelings and to make adjustments accordingly for safety.
One thing led to another, and she was taking off my Barbie’s dress. I objected, but she told me to hush . . . that I was ruining the fun. Barbie and Ken then proceeded to have sex. When I questioned what was going on, she told me Barbie and Ken were in love and […]
When another adult approaches your kid and offers something without your prior approval (even if right in front of you), this shows the kiddo that the other adult has a direct relationship with him or her, and it’s okay to consent without mommy. Set the boundary early that your kids aren’t allowed to take things […]
Family-friendly events happening in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex and Tarrant County, Texas, in April 2018.
After everything was said and done, it was my job to be checked into a mental health hospital right away. I left there concerned about the next day and what it would bring. After a short conversation with my mother, I realized this was the right thing to do. It was time for me to […]