Baby I is 2.5 weeks old and there’s still so many posts floating around in my head. One being about breastfeeding – I’m a total newbie and it’s strange, all the questions I’ve developed about a topic I really knew nothing about. He’s the sweetest little doll and I’m loving take care of ONE newborn,… Continue reading Haircut Regrets.
After writing my last post, “At Home: The Leader and the Caretaker“, I felt like I had to write the other half of that story. The fact of the matter is, as strong as their “home” personalities are – they are quite different out in public. For B, the change is drastic. When people see… Continue reading In Public: The Shy and the Social
During rough moments with almost 3-year old twin toddlers, I dig deep for patience when one of them chooses not to listen to my directions. It’s frequently B, though not always. Typically, when he’s tired or hungry, he doesn’t have the capability of handling small issues. Take for example, first thing in the morning. If… Continue reading At Home: The Leader and the Caretaker
New to my personal positive parenting series? Check out I’ve switched to positive parenting and I’m not looking back, It’s easier than I thought, For the sensitive child, and For the “easy” child, too. If you have toddlers, you’ve probably been approached by family, strangers, and friends about potty training. It seems to me that most… Continue reading Positive Parenting Series: Wait-it-out potty training
My last post, and the events that came before it, made me feel like I shouldn’t be blogging. I went through a few days of – “What am I doing, exactly?” Putting out there on the internet how challenging my son can be sometimes, and then later, how inadequate I feel in handling him and… Continue reading Reflection.
I was served a heaping serving of humble pie yesterday. Twice. Last night, I didn’t even want to write about the first incident. And I’m still not going to. But it was frustrating, it was draining, it was exhausting, and it involved both my twins. Later, I realized that I felt inadequate. I don’t always… Continue reading Humbled.
This is my 4th post as part of my Positive Parenting Series. If you’re just tuning in, you can catch these posts here: Part 1: I’ve switched to positive parenting and I’m not looking back, Part 2: It’s easier than I thought, and Part 3: For the sensitive child. My daughter, C, gets very little blog… Continue reading Positive Parenting: For the “easy” child, too