March 17, 2016 at 12:11 AM

Me today after about 4 hours of intense whining & meltdowns: “C’mon Josh… Mommy is SOOOO tired.” I pause and look into his little eyes. Was that recognition? Was that a glimmer of empathy? Him: “Mommy, I want WAAATEERRRR!!!” Another laughable and egregious miscalculation by yours truly. You can probably guess I really stink at […]

March 15, 2016 at 10:59 AM

Parents, speak life over your kids. At swim lessons I overheard a dad say “I think he’s a lost cause.” And this is not a bad dad. He’s a good dad who was embarrassed by his child’s screaming. We have ALL been there. Sometimes multiple times a day. When the frustration, embarrassment and anger wells […]