The Mom’s Blog

  • If You Can See it – You Can Be it
    There's nothing that I know of that will get parenting back on track faster than to get into a good parenting book. At least that's how I'm feeling right now. Obviously I needĀ parenting help. It seems like every time one of my kids enters a new phase of development, my parenting skills take a nose dive. Apparently, my adaptability to change is not all that it could be either! Actually, I love change. I love to change my hair, re-arrange the furniture, try new things. I even change the design of my websites on a regular basis. However, when one of my intense kids hit's a developmental bump in the road it's not usually a easy transition. Maybe because they're not good at change so when a new neuron fires in one of their rapid fire brains and the world suddenly doesn't look the same as it did last week, it puts them into a tailspin and the ability to cope goes out the window... for all of us. The girl, being 4, seems to hit those bumps at lightning speed and not always after overcoming the last leap. She has stubborn down to a science and she's also determined to be shy. Hmmm... I don't really think one "decides" to be shy - I'm shy and I would love nothing more than to overcome that but I've pretty much resigned myself to the fact that it's not going to happen... although I can fake it with enough prep time
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