Positive Discipline: Forgiveness

Life with Mr.4 has not been easy lately.  He is quick to anger, quick to lash out in his anger and quick to retaliate against his siblings.  Most days, I can stay calm and help him.  But, some days I just can't.  Today was one of those days.  I reacted out of my anger rather … Continue reading Positive Discipline: Forgiveness

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BIG ideas, Innovations and Mentors

Mr.9 is quick to say he is an innovator, not an inventor.  He likes to improve existing concepts with his own creative thinking.  He has BIG ideas which can be a problem when you are a little kid.  As a 5 year old, he was devastated to learn he couldn't actually build a robot with his … Continue reading BIG ideas, Innovations and Mentors

We are the experts of our children.

It's been hard getting back in the blogging groove post-Irma.  We survived.  Were you worried?  My most concerning moments were seeing mold all over the inside of the refrigerator and smelling rotten fermented vegetables after 5 days without power.  Thankfully, my parents were lovely hosts during our "evacuation, not vacation" , our house had no damage … Continue reading We are the experts of our children.