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Dec 28, 2023

2023 was a combination of fulfilling, overwhelming, sometimes defeating, but most importantly, a year of growing for us. We learned so many important things this past year. 

As we bring this year to a close, we take a moment to look back and discuss the important things we learned as caregivers. 

These include...

Dec 21, 2023

Once we've aligned our expectations, and leveled them to a manageable place, we need to establish boundaries with our children. This is not an easy task, especially if you're parenting children who become triggered easily. And sometimes the boundaries will be very hard to explain. 

How do you do this? 

In this episode...

Dec 15, 2023

In the words of Ellen Griswold (from Christmas Vacation), "I know how you build things up in your mind, Sparky. You set standards that no family event can live up to." 

That might not fully be the case for you, but we often do struggle with our expectations. Especially when it involves the Holidays and situations that...