Learning how to ask for help through practice

Learning how to ask for help through practice

We’ve been going to therapy to gain skills to feel more confident and less anxious and learning how to ask for help through practice. His anxiety can potentially stop him from doing things, like leave the house. What his anxiety does is that he struggles to ask...
I still worry about my adult children

I still worry about my adult children

I recently read an article that has made the rounds stating that it confirms parents still lose sleep about grown children. And I still worry about my adult children. I didn’t read the article because I don’t need a study to confirm this for me. I always...
Parenting the Adolescent Years

Parenting the Adolescent Years

Out of all the work and jobs, I have done, parenting is by far the toughest I have encountered. You hope and pray that you are doing a great job raising well-rounded children – but the *something* happens and you are questioning your parenting skills repeatedly....
Connect without being a push-over parent

Connect without being a push-over parent

Being a Parent is such a tricky journey. You teach through role modeling and lectures. You love through facial expressions and gestures. You want to connect with them. You hope that your instinct is guiding you to help shape your child’s life, not only so they...
Update anyone?

Update anyone?

Man o man, I have been busy though I have been trying to figure out exactly how and with what but I think life IS happening. ¬†Although it is challenging on most days due to Lennon’s excessive OCD. It is very difficult for him to focus on anything else –...
Just wants to fit in

Just wants to fit in

Lennon has had his struggles as many of you know.. from late diagnosis of a potentially deadly genetic disorder and complications after a few of his transplants. Lennon strives to be normal and in the many years he has HAD to have special transportation – we...