Isolated by my child with invisible special needs…

In his short 3 years of life, I've taken him to over 300 appointments. From pediatricians, to naturopaths, chiropractors, dentists, psychiatrists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, dermatologists, GI doctors, ENTs, allergists and behavioral analysts - we've seen them all. Along with a slew of physical health problems, the icing on top was multiple mental health diagnoses. … Continue reading Isolated by my child with invisible special needs…

bad boys, brats & divas: we’re raising what we’re praising

"The way we talk to our children becomes their inner-voice." My son is a very active toddler who is full of energy and has a mischievous personality. A few weeks ago I found he had gotten into markers and was coloring on my bedroom furniture. "Bravery!" I exclaimed. "Is that something you should be doing?" … Continue reading bad boys, brats & divas: we’re raising what we’re praising

Why we should stop telling our daughters they are pretty…

Last week I wrote a post about why we need to stop labeling our sons as flirts and heartbreakers. You can read it here. Now I am doing a follow up post on why we should stop telling our daughters they are pretty. I know... I sound like a harsh, abrasive mother, right? Like, who … Continue reading Why we should stop telling our daughters they are pretty…