So often children are punished for being human. We really need to stop holding our children to a higher standard than we can attain for ourselves.
Thank you so, so much for including me in this series Nadia! It’s really left me smiling from head to toe! May us mammas always continue to support one another! ❤
If you are a parent then you know how rewarding and amazing an experience it is. You will also know how difficult it can be purely based on logistics and the admin of having someone depending on you for everything. By everything I mean meals, clothing, butt-wiping, transport, water, snacks, did I mention butt-wiping?, entertainment, mental and physical stimulation, doctor visits, vaccinations, dentist visits, etc etc. As a two parent family I know how much I rely on my husband to take over with the kids in the evening just so that I can have a break (break = shower and loo visit #momlife). I can only imagine how difficult it must be as a single parent on those nights when your kid has a fever reaching 40 and you’re freaking out. Or when you really need a midday nap because your toddler was up with teething pains all…
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You are the company you keep. Make sure that it is a true reflection.
A taxi almost swerved into us. I panicked and shouted, “YOU IDIOT!”. I heard a slightly softer but firm voice that said, “No. You must not say that. You must be kind and loving always.” It was Cassidy.
To date, this post is one of the hardest that I’ve ever had to write. But I am choosing to tell it because it is written out of love and respect and a God given place of calm.
I’ve been reading “Bringing up Girls” by Dr James Dobson. – Thanks Mom. It's really helped on days your child reminds you a little of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and judgements come left, right and centre.
2:52am. My baby was seizing in front of my eyes. It was happening again. Was this the day I lost her?
Before I had Cassidy, I was under the impression that children’s keen perception levels were exaggerated. I always thought that they couldn’t possibly understand what was going on around them. Wrong.
What do you do when it’s that time of the month and if you are like me, want to eat everything under the sun? Well, I have a secret!