Category Archives: Staying Calm

Hello from Seattle

Hello from Seattle

  Good Morning! An update from our incredible journey to Seattle.  We just moved suites in our B & B so I am back trying to figure out where I put everything!  Eventually I hope to find at least some of the basic things that I need. 🙂  Paperwork is slowing moving along on the

ADHD and Patience

ADHD and Patience

  “Having a child with ADHD is the most difficult thing you will ever have to deal with, because it never ends. Every single day is an exercise in patience (or lack thereof) and forgiveness (you trying to forgive yourself for lack of patience!).” – OV (http://www.adhdawarenessmonth.org/survey-quotes/) Good Morning! I don’t know the person who wrote

Tired and Cranky

Tired and Cranky

  “Self-care is never a selfish act—it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.” – Parker Palmer Good Morning! It has been very hectic around here lately.  Big changes are happening, which I will share with you in a future post, but

Less Stress

Less Stress

  “Be gentle with the young.” Good Morning! This week is going to be a hectic week.  I have two of my daughters plus one fiancé and one boyfriend coming in for Thanksgiving.  ( Sadly the other daughter and husband are unable to join us this year…), so my quiet house is going to be transformed into

Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love

  “Even though you can’t control outcomes for your child, you can parent unconditionally with all your heart.” ― Lisa Coyne, The Joy of Parenting: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Guide to Effective Parenting in the Early Years Good Morning! I am back from my trip to Seattle and although the time just flew by, I had

Your Child’s Future

Your Child’s Future

  “The miracle of children is that we just don’t know how they will change or who they will become.” ― Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Smart Parenting for Smart Kids: Nurturing Your Child’s True Potential Good Morning! Today’s quote seems so logical and so simple, yet as a young mom I somehow failed to really believe it. I let

Anxieties and Arguments

Anxieties and Arguments

  You don’t have to attend every argument to which you’re invited! Dr. Lara Markham http://www.ahaparenting.com/parenting-tools/positive-discipline/Parenting-Strong-Willed-Child Good Morning! I was reading an article by Dr. Lara Markham and this sentence really resonated with me.  It was a thought that I have often had but never could quite put it into words as well as she

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