I’m an avid non-recommender of parenting books. I’ve read countless. The Difficult Child, The Explosive Child, The Out-of-Sync Child, How to Raise Boys with ADHD. I can sum them up for you: routine, sticker charts, rewards, and consequences. Here’s the problem our family has had with all of those. Life can’t always follow a routine. Yes,
Is it super lame to begin a piece of writing with…The definition of temper is? Yes? Oh well, I guess I’m lame. I want to write about temper tantrums and surviving them and accepting them as a part of parenting and life and anything involving the human race, and so I decided to look it up.
In a world inundated with parenting advice, there are some old-time tried-and-true mantras that every mom should keep in her arsenal for those especially hellish times. So moms (and dads), for when the sh*t is hitting the fan spinning and flinging back out at you, repeat after me: 1. It Takes a Village Do NOT
Once we as parents accept our reality, it gets a lot easier to weather the storms of parenthood. It’ll never get easy, but it can get easier.