7 Things to Do When You are Feeling Down about your Parenting
1. Treat yourself to Starbucks. We all need an opportunity to relax and just enjoy a cup of Joe. 2. Get a manicure or a pedicure. If you are a man, you can try this as well. Heck, it is called a “man – icure.” LOL 3. Remember that no one is perfect. Even the best parents have a bad day, week, or year. 4. Go to bed early. It is o.k. to check out and get the rest that you so rightly deserve. 5. Give yourself permission to not like your child today. We often feel lik
Have you Ever Felt Like This?
I know I have felt like this before Skype tutoring was available. All you want to do is help your child with reading or his/her homework, and they say things like My teacher didn’t teach it this way I can’t read it I have no idea what you are saying I don’t want to do this They object, they cry, throw temper tantrums and you often wonder, “If you just stopped complaining, you would have already had it done.” Has any of you felt this way? I know I have. I have three girls, and
A Struggling Reader's Experience
My very first memory of reading was when I was 5 years old. I was sitting in my living room and we had all of our family over the house for Thanksgiving. I brought out a book and I asked my mom to teach me how to read. Well, I bet you can imagine, she was a little bit busy that day and she said, “no.” I didn’t give up there. I went on to my cousin Cathy and asked her to teach me to read. She was 5 years older than me and she had the same response as my mom. I was heartbroken