Category Archive: Parenting (in all its craziness)

Dec 30

Best Christmas in a Long Time, a Favorite Tradition–Breakfast

One of our favorite Christmas traditions began years ago when we were struggling to make Christmas meaningful for the children. It was during a time when some of our foster children were dealing with extremely difficult feelings on Christmas and tended to do a lot of acting out that day. It was our therapist, Larry …

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Oct 27

The “I can’t, I won’t” game

Our eight year-old blind son played the I can’t, I won’t game when he was getting his shoes on. He managed to get one on, but refused to get on the other. I told him I really didn’t care if he got them on. If he preferred to carry them instead, he could; so he carried them in …

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