How Do You Parent Children If You Do Not Remember Your Own Childhood?


Research shows most should remember their childhood from about 4 years and up; unless your memory is suppressing negative events. The area of mental development from birth to age 3 or 4 in which children and adults cannot recall is called Childhood or Infantile Amnesia; caused by the underdevelopement of the cognitive area responsible forContinue reading “How Do You Parent Children If You Do Not Remember Your Own Childhood?”

Understanding Adult And Child Episodes Of Flipping Out


In my last section on parenting kids, seriously, I explained the left and right brain. Now I will explain the upstairs and downstairs brain. The downstairs brain controls: emotions, bodily sensations and actions i.e., anger, breathing, blinking, fear, fight or flight The upstairs brain controls: thinking, planning, imagining, processing, self understanding, control over your body, morals The brainContinue reading “Understanding Adult And Child Episodes Of Flipping Out”

It’s A Sh*tting Rainbows Kind Of Day


Who has time for self-care. When you work full time and are a mom full time and a wife full time. When you come home from work and have an hour to spend with your son, and have supper, and let him have a bath (because he wants the bath) and get him ready forContinue reading “It’s A Sh*tting Rainbows Kind Of Day”

The Heartache Of A Working Mom


I hate that someone else has to watch my child during the day. I hate that they don’t hold him the way I would hold him. I hate that they are not gentle with him and understanding the way I am. I hate that they don’t pay attention to him every time he’s trying toContinue reading “The Heartache Of A Working Mom”

Parents Shouldn’t Take Responsibility For Bad Days


That’s what the old level of hierarchy implies, doesn’t? Admitting you are wrong and apologizing both fall under the ‘weakness category’ and show children that they can walk all over you. That’s what some seem to think, anyway. Im all for supporting moms and dads. Reminding them that, “If you’re trying as hard as youContinue reading “Parents Shouldn’t Take Responsibility For Bad Days”

“No one cares that you think you can do it better”


You’re probably right, nobody does most of the time. That doesn’t mean you should stop doing the best you can, and being the best you can. That doesn’t mean that you should stop trying to be better than you were. Understanding better than you did. Listening harder than you use to. That doesn’t mean thatContinue reading ““No one cares that you think you can do it better””