You have to stay calm. Showing any sign of frustration will make them cling to you longer, dragging out the entire process. They know impatience. They sense it and feed off of it. Your job is to make them think you’ll be there all night. You’ve got nowhere to be, no deadline to meet, no […]
Author Archive | Rachel
Teaching them early that it is okay to hit as long as there is a good reason for it perpetuates the idea that some violence is justified, and that’s not a road I want to lead my children down.
I have to write something. I don’t know what to write. I’ve already asked for extensions on previous submissions and I can’t just make a habit of that. It’s a busy holiday weekend and my schedule is chock-full of due dates. My head is chock-full of stress. This was supposed to be a thing that […]
“One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and to be understood.” – Lucius Seneca I’m a fairly introverted person. It’s not so much that I enjoy time to myself, but that time around others feels awkward and exhausting. As a kid, and as a young adult, I enjoyed one “best” friendship […]