talk to me about Cameroonian parenting styles? What are dad's strengths and weaknesses? what are the child's good points?
I'm sorry his outbursts are so scary dangerous. how hard this must be for you and your kiddos!
I really don't think there's a right answer here, unless there is some gut feeling that the placement is not appropriate, and that could happen w same gendered sibs as well. Doesn't have to be a sexually charged issue, either.
I think you are doing amazing mama! Hugs! One of mine was this way too, but not quite as rough, and I doubt it's you as much as temperament, honestly.
Can you possibly hire someone to help for just a few days so you can get a respite? I know you'de likely need to be part time night parenting, but some stretches of sleep may equall deserved sanity.
THinking of you.
I love this thread.
Three little birds here too! Also Cat Stevens--Wide World, Oh Very Young, Peace Train, Wind, Moonshadow, Kebmo--various, Burl Ives--Green Grass Grew All Around and Froggie Went a Courting
Also Adelweiss and anything SOund of Music/
thank you for understanding that it was horrible, laura! it was, and I feel silly needing to say that. it's so rediculous but even 30 years later I still feel a little bit ashamed that I disobeyed with the humming and got into trouble like that. I guess that's why this should absolutely be illegal. Because it's damaging to the psyche?
maybe re: class. i don't know. I work with teens who are from the inner city and beating with a belt is still pretty common in the...
This is so concerning to me. One of the articles you linked to said the bill may not even be reviewed, though, which is the only not crazy part of the story, I guess.
It's weird to me that so many states still let schools hit children.
I've never hit my kids, and if someone at school did it would be traumatic to them, I think.
I went to kindy in North Carolina in the early 80's and remember my teacher spanking me pretty hard with a wooden spoon because I...