Non-Suicidal Self-Injurious Behavior

I’m washing dishes with my daughter, Emily, when I notice superficial cuts all down her arm.  “Emily, what is this?!” I ask in an alarming tone.  Maybe, I’m over-reacting, but I’m afraid this is a suicide attempt!  Immediately, Emily pulls down her sleeve to hide her cuts.  “It’s nothing, Mom. I just got scratched by a cat.”Continue reading “Non-Suicidal Self-Injurious Behavior”

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture your Child’s Developing Mind (My Reflections)

There are a ton of amazing parenting resources out there that approach parenting from completely different worldviews. I have been guilty of sticking to one genre and have missed out on some incredible resources.  This website is getting me out of my comfort zone as I explore parenting books from varying viewpoints.  The Whole-Brain Child is written fromContinue reading “The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture your Child’s Developing Mind (My Reflections)”