Well. That's the million dollar question, isn't it? The answer is a long one, as is my story, so get comfy. Settle in. Normally I'd say go grab a … [Read more...]
Posts in this category are mostly rants. I believe in instinctual, Grace-filled parenting. I believe that children have the right to be nurtured (physically, mentally, spiritually) and when they aren't, well, I get pretty snarky.
This isn't the place to come for support if you expect me to pat you on the hand and say "it really doesn't matter how you raise them, it's up to you, dear".
Because while I know each parent has the right to raise their child how they see fit, I also have opinions about this whole parenting gig. Here's where I express them. If you don't like how I feel about kiddos, feel free to choose another category to read from, or go start your own blog, or both. I refuse to engage in arguments here, it's purely a place to pontificate.
As I held a friend's newborn son this past week - he was the same size and weight as my son was at birth, and oh how it took me back to those scary … [Read more...]
Yes, I'm talking about my almost 9 year old son here - the one who walked into a hospital room to visit a sick family member, only to have another … [Read more...]
Believe it or not, that's a phrase that seldom, if ever, crosses my lips. I had an...interesting...childhood. Not as bad as some, not as good as … [Read more...]
Warning - this is very sensitive. If you have abuse in your past, please know that this document may be a trigger for you. I believe it's worth … [Read more...]