What If I Don’t Like My Child?

“But I don’t even LIKE THIS KID!!” Admitting to anyone, sometimes including ourselves, that we really don’t like our kids can be a scary thing to admit! After all, what kind of parent doesn’t like their “precious angel baby”...

How to Help Others Understand

‘Tis the season! It’s that time of year when we realize summer is winding down and it’s time to start thinking about sending the little darlings back to school. For some of us, that thought brings great excitement and anticipation. For others, it causes a deep...

Educating the Educators About Invisible Mental Illness

Of all the crazy things we’ve experienced over the years in parenting our kids who had a rough start in life, by far the most frustrating has been educating the schools about how complex and serious early childhood exposure to trauma really is. It isn’t just an...