As a parent, I struggled with whether I helped too much with homework, nagged too much or was being naïve in taking their word when they didn’t have any.
I desperately wanted my kids to have an easier time dealing with the world than I did. But they’ve taught me so much.
Homework. There is something about that word, years after I finished with school, that still sends shivers down my spine.
Two of my kids are transitioning to new schools this years. They’re not anxious about academics, they’re worried about losing friends.
Parenting a child with ADHD can feel a bit like you’re walking in the dark—you tiptoe around, unsure of what you will come up against. Sometimes you may say or do something to set off a mini emotional explosion.