There are many times in a parent’s career that they feel lost, unsure of what to do next. I am going through one of those times.
T is struggling so much emotionally right now, and I have no idea what to do to help him. He is going from my sweet little boy, to an angry, mean kid in seconds. He goes from being my happy go lucky kid to a puddle of tears and shakes in the blink of an eye.It’s like someone flips a switch on him, the change is that quick.
There are a lot of transitions happening now, the end of preschool, saying goodbye to friends, preparing for summer, and then kindergarten. He’s going through a growth spurt, so his emotions are trying to grow with him. He feels out of control of what is happening to his routine, to his body, and emotionally. You can see fear in his eyes when he’s angry, as well as when he’s sad. His anxiety is palpable at times, and it breaks my heart. …continue reading
Yesterday Pudding asked me to read her Alexander and the the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. Pudding likes this book, but it goes in phases for her, and she hasn’t been interested in reading