Posts tagged "Patience"

Patience Takes Practice

Patience Takes Practice
I was not born with patience, although before I had kids I thought I had plenty. I felt like a natural caretaker watching other people‚Äôs children, and I often strutted around like a smug, child-friendly professional. Getting the attention of fifteen 12-year-old girls at summer camp was nothing for me. I volunteered to lead eight... Read more »

Stop your whining!

Last week, my son and daughter had a bad day at the same time.  Nothing I did or gave them or said was right, resulting in a string of tears and come backs like, “Mama, you have poo-poo on your face.” or “I hate peanut butter sandwiches!” Hostility was coming from both sides.  If you... Read more »