Childhood trauma leaves scars? For those of you who parent children who have suffered trauma when they were younger, you're probably reading that and saying, "uh, yeah, tell me something I didn't know......" That's not really news. No for those who are in the middle of parenting children who have been through trauma (adoptive parents, … Continue reading Childhood trauma leaves scars
Well, it's not really THE thing. It's more like, no wait, it's not even A thing. But it is a thing. It's a thing that is fun. A thing that can be really enjoyable. A thing that can help them learn and frankly, help the parents learn too. I'm talking about bedtime stories. Reading bedtime … Continue reading The Thing About Having Kids
No, I don't think I've totally lost it (though if I have, how would I know?) but seriously, I don't know about you but I do a lot of talking to myself - but I do it on digital paper. What's digital paper? It's the computer screen. I can usually think and type way faster … Continue reading Talking to Yourself
Twitter..... The White House..... The White House on Twitter..... All news sources whether "fake" or "real" Facebook - personal stories that would break your heart. Facebook - personal attacks that brought friends of mine to tears. The local coffee shop Sexual abuse hotlines were inundated with people seeking help. Instagram and I'm sure there were … Continue reading It’s been everywhere lately…..
I'll be writing more about it in the future (see what I did there - a reference to time?) but I wanted to share a couple of things about time and 2018 and how that has impacted my life. 2018 has not gone the way that I expected it would. I started out the year … Continue reading Time – Wait for It