“OK, Mom. I trust you. We can do this.”
Who you are and the qualities you possess will take anywhere you want to go.
“I hope by the time I’m your age I have found my confidence.”
In a way, these gestures imply that the crying needs to hurry up and stop. What happens when this is communicated to kids and teens when they cry?
I am still madly in love with my daughter. I know she still loves me, too. But that isn’t enough to make her want to live with me.
My greatest desire, like all parents, is for my children to grow into happy, healthy adults. But watching it happen in front of my eyes is achingly bittersweet.
When could the right moment come to tell your son he has a brain tumor?
“Did she just BTW us?”
My oldest child is our learner child – we hope we’re making our biggest mistakes with her, the firstborn of our two daughters, and that we’ll get more right with her younger sister.
I hadn’t really thought about talking to my teenager about mental illness until the one day it became unavoidable.