With three children in the house (and two of them twins), sibling rivalry is inevitable. It's rampant. And it's exhausting to referee. I don't keep a tally of how many birthday parties and playdates each child has or buy presents to make up for any shortfalls, but I do what I can to even things out, keep the accusations of favoritism at bay and generally preserve my sanity domestic harmony.
When I was attempting to get seven-year-old Emma and six-year-old Riley to bed one evening, I realized that I could not find Riley. I had sent her to the bathroom to get her toothbrush, and she never returned. I walked into the bathroom and found her sitting on the closed toilet with tears running down her face.
Between sobs, she managed to choke out, "I just want ... to get the thing ... that holds the toothpaste ... and you can get out the last drops!"
Last week I made a statement. I set an intention, and that intention was met immediately by my husband and his friend who is a chiropractor. I declared for myself in my last blog that I desired to have a chiropractor help me heal my neck – within a day my husband had arranged a trade with a friend of his who is a chiropractor....more
"The guys who fear becoming fathers don't understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man. The end product of child raising is not the child but the parent." ~Frank PittmanTwo months passes by and I hear nothing from Brian. I was glad because I want him to go away....more
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When I wrote about this last week it made me feel better. I needed to get that out and I felt a lot lighter after writing that. But for some reason this last week or two I've been bombarded with things that are bringing up painful memories and things I just don't care to think or talk about. We haven't been speaking to Katelyn's dad and it's been nice. Drama free....more