Some people aren’t even close to being grounded. This broken earth has cut them loose, and they are spinning out in space. Lost. Tilting, twisting, turning. If you have a child like this, you know what I’m talking about. If you get near to these little satellites, their vortex pulls you in and shatters you to pieces. It’s a never ending hope. A never ending cycle of whirling movement and scattering heart shards.
Can a responsible mom spend time pursuing personal interests like reading or taking a class? Let’s talk about that!
In my last post I wrote about some of the reasons I hesitated to get outside help for our ADHD daughter when she was younger. One thing I failed to mention is that I really wasn’t sure what we were dealing with, for the most part. I figured she was just a strong-willed child who […]
Some things kept me from getting help for my ADHD daughter sooner. Looking back, I wish I had pushed past some of my fears. Maybe someone else will learn from my mistakes.
I promised in my last post that I would share what we are planning to try next year. Can I just say that I never ever, NEVER EVER would have dreamed—even as close as last year—that we would be venturing into other education options, but here we are. (Because I’m such a complete and total […]
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In the past two posts I’ve given you a few helpful steps in anyone’s quest to raise dysfunctional Wemmicks. It’s fairly easy. You’ve got several things working in your favor: your own sin, their sin, and the sin of everyone else around you. If you missed all the details, not to worry. I’ll make sure […]
In no particular order. 1. Let them make most or all of their own decisions from the time they are 9 months old. 2. Teach them the world revolves around them, and you exist solely to accommodate their every wish and whim. 3. Pretend you don’t notice when they take a toy from another child. […]
In no particular order. 1. Don’t let them make any of their own decisions. They might make an embarrassing mistake that reflects poorly on you. 2. Train them to unquestioningly obey all authority at all costs. Tell them they are practicing witchcraft if they question anything you say by reminding them of 1 Sam 15:23 […]
Raise your hand if you raised your eyebrows at the title of this article. I’m sitting here at Caribou Coffee trying to cover up the title so nobody thinks something they’re not supposed to. I took the title from a tasty little excerpt in a book I’m reading. You’ll love this: “Last week at a […]