Intelligence and Empathy

Sometimes I wonder if I am a good mom.  Specifically when my kid is throwing a tantrum about something ridiculous.  Or when he hasn’t been listening to me all day.  When I have no idea how to get him to listen to me.  Sometimes I feel guilty because I don’t feel like dealing with him […]

3-year olds are the best (or worst?)

Is it possible for three to be the worst age and the best age at the same time?  I guess mostly today it’s feeling like the worst age.  I am getting so stressed out with potty training.  M.J. will go pee on the potty for Dan but he has no desire to go on the […]

A Toddler’s Joy

Parenting is hard.  The end.   Yesterday was a stressful day for me.  M.J. was being disrespectful and not listening to me and I felt like I was failing as a parent.  I thought, why is my kid acting this way?  Am I not a good mom?  But I know that’s not true.  All parents doubt […]

Thankful to be Alive

I have been reading the book, The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson.  It’s probably not a book I would normally read but Dan recommended it to me and it is quite interesting.  Although it is the start of a trilogy and all three of the books are about 1200 pages!  I am a fairly […]

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