Minchin Monday and Rearing Children

One of those two things is fun. I'll let you guess. https://youtu.be/ESFANzZTdYM I love this one. I literally listened to it on repeat for like months 9 through 18 of my daughters' lives. They're now six. And amazing. And awful, sometimes. Because of my own failures in parenting, my daughters have tantrums like tantrums are … Continue reading Minchin Monday and Rearing Children

Bluing Agents and Cupcakes as Gifts

It's Mother's Day. I have mixed feelings about the holiday. It's a muddy one for me. I worry basically all day every day about my kids. And how I'm parenting them. About our relationship, and about their attachment. The assumptive schemas they're forming of the world, strengthening with every experience and interaction. Core beliefs about … Continue reading Bluing Agents and Cupcakes as Gifts