Tag: early childhood

“He’ll Go When He’s Ready”

I can’t begin to tell you how much I disliked that phrase when D was four. It felt like a cop out. There wasn’t enough wording to make me understand my son just wasn’t ready to potty-train. And then he was. Out of the… Continue Reading ““He’ll Go When He’s Ready””

Toy Story 3

The last museum I took the kids to was the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas. We started in the kids museum in the Lower Level and worked our way up to the dinosaur exhibit on the fourth floor. I’m still trying… Continue Reading “Toy Story 3”

Jingle Bells

It was D’s last week of school until the new year.  I attended his Christmas party and I have to say, the kid has been holding out on me.  Let me explain. We walked into his classroom and he took off his coat, hat… Continue Reading “Jingle Bells”

Dear Daughter

To my youngest child, My sincerest hope for you is that we can have a happy and healthy mother/daughter relationship. Of course I also pray for the best and brightest future for your happy self. You are a remarkable little human at two, full… Continue Reading “Dear Daughter”

Back to School

It’s the beginning of the second full week of school and yesterday was the second bad day D has had this year.  The first one was Monday.  I am slowly learning a lesson here: everyone has bad days, even my 3 year old son.… Continue Reading “Back to School”

Worst Early Childhood Services Provider

D is only three and we have already gone through our fair share of providers. We were steered toward an Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) evaluation after our insurance decided they would not cover D’s speech or ABA therapy.  At his initial evaluation, the providers… Continue Reading “Worst Early Childhood Services Provider”