The Problem With Relational Posts

The problem with relational posts is that, for me, they are all that I am academically, professionally, and privately.I think about writing NaBloPoMo posts utilizing the writing prompts and the task feels heavy.  The closer I get toward beginning to step near relativity, relationally, relating-type things the higher my anxiety raises....more
@writingtosanity I think if there were one gift I would wish for all those on BlogHer who feel ...more

Tales of the Substitute and the Therapist

The in home therapist's visit was today. My son screamed and threw a tantrum almost the entire time. What a difference from the last two visits. He is definitely cycling with his moods. There was nothing we could do for him. We were in the same room, so we let him cry it out. I would go over to him every little while and try to talk to him or offer him something to do, but nothing worked. Eventually, he came over to me, crawled into my lap, and that was it. All smiles, talking, as if nothing had happened. Just an amazing behavior....more

Motherly Advice

I hold these truths to be self-evident, that all parents and kids are not created equally, but are wholly individual in personality and style....more

How Years of Educational Support Have Made a Young Lady a Shining Star

With my friends blessing and permission, I would like to share briefly the story of her daughter's academic journey from the time she started nursery school to the present. ...more