• Parenting

    It was a Thursday afternoon and I had just received a call from school regarding my child’s behavior.

    Really? I love my children but the behavior issues are emotionally and physically exhausting. And this was not the first time I have been notified of issues. There’s a long list of getting “the call.” But the first time was epic and horrible. I was a new mother and I had just put my son into a fancy new preschool. He was about a week in and the school called to inform me that he was biting other children. Really? We don’t bite at home. And it wasn’t just once. He continued to bite and they continued to call. Horrified. I finally had to take him out of the school.…

  • Parenting

    Why Your ‘WHY?’ matters

    “Why do I have to put the dishes in the dishwasher?” “Why do I have to take a bath?” “Why do I have to be home at curfew?” The list goes on and on… If you have a child, you get it. Your child is constantly asking you “Why?” as they navigate and figure out the world around them. Now, on the flipside, have you ever asked yourself “Why?” “Why do I ask my kids to pick up toys before dinner?” “Why did I buy that new car?” “Why do I yell when my kids don’t listen?” Have you ever thought about your “WHY?” What if I told you it’s…