We each have so much to be grateful for yet as we get stuck in our daily grind and in our inevitable life challenges, this becomes harder to see. Start a gratitude practice to bring forth into conscious awareness all that is good in your life.
CORE - Helping families thrive!
Ever been at the grocery store enjoying your little ‘vacation’ from a house full of kids when the hubby calls and jolts you out of your few stolen moments of heaven asking “when are you coming home?”
A child need not have special needs to require our advocating on his/her behalf or to need our support or intervention with schools, classmates or friends (or friends’ parents depending on the child’s age). I believe it is our responsibility as parents to advocate for our kids of any age when we feel it is necessary and in their best interest.
Summer is in full swing and the kids are having a blast! What about you? Do you carve out fun time for yourself or do you feel guilty about leaving the kids behind for a weekend, a day, or even an afternoon?
Are you expecting another child? How will you tell your child and then prepare him or her to welcome their new sibling? Here are some things to keep in mind that might help you and your family adjust to the transition of welcoming a new family member.