Monthly Archives: April 2015

“Cut The Crap” And Other Dumb Things To Say


Originally posted March 27, 2011     Why, yes. We did have some regression and acting out after all that has gone on in our home over the last three weeks or so. It was not pretty. It was very old school. Retro RAD, if you will. The worst of it was contained to about an hour. I will say this, it has been a few months since the neighbors got a show. As soon as I saw “the face” […]

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Damn That Dan Hughes!


Originally posted March 2, 2011     My sincere apologies to Mr. Hughes, as I mean it with the utmost respect. You see, he kicks my butt. I am finally working my way through his most recent book, “Attachment-Focused Parenting: Effective Strategies to Care for Children.” And, as I said … it is kicking my BUUUUUTT. In a good way. What I really, really love about this work is that it’s not a book specifically for parenting traumatized children. It’s […]

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Six Years


This post was originally written one year ago on April 16, 2014   (November 2010 – Elizabeth Knox Photography) Six years ago today we became a family of seven. It has been the hardest six years of our lives. For all of us. We share this – the struggles, the pain, the very difficult memories. It has also been the greatest six years of our lives. For all of us. We share this – the healing, the joy, the love […]

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EFT


This article was originally posted in January of 2011   I have some friends who encourage me by saying, “Are you still keeping up with your running?” Some say, “Have you created anything this week?” Another may throw out a, “How are those food choices going?” My friend, Lisa, always asks me, “Are you guys tapping?” Or gives me a, “Don’t forget to tap!” It always comes at a great time. Typically it is when one of my kids has […]

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