In one of my recent posts on the Dallas Moms Blog, I mentioned that my daughter had found pure joy in a box of paper clips. I wanted to expand on that a bit because it went from joy to obsessive attachment pretty quickly, and became quite entertaining.
Early this past Saturday morning, she had a single . . . → Read More: I don’t stick my hand in a toilet for just anyone!
Dear Struggling Mom,
I heard your child all over the store. As I visited different areas of the store in search for the things on my list, I could hear him stimming. Loudly. I recognized it immediately. My heart immediately went out to you even though I hadn’t seen you yet. I knew that grocery shopping was . . . → Read More: To the woman with the autistic child at Walmart…
Let me preface this by saying that I don’t have a problem with kids believing in Santa. I think it’s fun, sweet, innocent, and embraces the spirit of giving. So, I’m not saying you should give that up at all. I would, however, like you to consider HOW you use Santa in your home.
You are . . . → Read More: What is Santa doing to your child’s self esteem?
Today at the park I asked Lovebug, “Do you know you’re beautiful?”.
She replied, “Yes. Daddy told me.”
I couldn’t ask for more.
I am so blessed to be married to a man that understands the importance of a daughter feeling loved by her daddy!
And that confidence leads to her continuing to try new things…like this really steep (fast) . . . → Read More: I couldn’t ask for more
Yesterday, Lovebug (my 6 year old daughter) and I said “See ya later” (not goodbye) to my husband as he left to join the Army. He just re-enlisted after serving for 7 years and being out for 13. He signed the paper months ago, but today he actually left. The Army calls it “shipped out”, even . . . → Read More: Keeping in touch with Daddy over the miles
The other day my daughter was practicing riding her bike. She was working on her turns and making figure eights without turning too much and falling over. I told her “Practice makes perfect!”, and she told me “No it doesn’t, Mommy! No one is perfect except God.”
How right she is!
If only practice made perfect, then maybe . . . → Read More: Practice makes perfect