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How to Give Medicine to your (Highly Sensitive) Child in 33 Easy Steps

If you are blessed with a highly sensitive, or sensory processing challenged child, you already know that some things are, well, let's say, more of a challenge for us parents as well. Like administering medicine for example. Which can be extremely stressful to a parent who is trying to help their child heal from an illness.  I am the first to hold off for a good long while before giving a fever reducer or an antibiotic if its not warranted. [...]

By | 2016-06-12T03:08:19+00:00 June 12th, 2016|Love, Parenting, Uncategorized|16 Comments

Thoughts from a Teacher During the Last Weeks of the School Year

#endofyearface How many days do we have left? Did I get all the seniors grades finalized, and made all necessary deals so they can pass if they deserve it? Where did I put last years final exam? If I have to grade one more paper I will scream. If one more student decides to wait till NOW to ask how he can do something about his grade, I will scream. Now? Really? There are 2 weeks left! Why [...]

By | 2015-05-14T14:00:32+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Teaching|0 Comments

East-over at the Temple of Juniper

I am spiritual,  not religious. I find myself saying that more and more often these days, as it really does best describe my position. It came out of my mouth out loud for the first time as my 4-year-old, always questioning, got upset the other day because he said he had "no religion" and was angry and crying about it. I guess it was being discussed at school with the upcoming holiday, and he has heard references in the past [...]

By | 2015-04-16T02:26:06+00:00 April 16th, 2015|Inner Peace, Love|0 Comments

Shift Happens

I woke up today, startled by the alarm clock. I was shocked out of a dream I was having. Again. Twice in 2 days. Actually I should say it was a nightmare. I can't remember the exact details, but I do remember it had to do with my Mom (who passed away 20 years ago) and my Dad (who is still alive but not doing well). This is noteworthy because in 20 years, I can honestly say I have had [...]

By | 2015-03-11T13:38:23+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Inner Peace, Love, Parenting, Spirituality|0 Comments