Adult ChildrenAges 10-12 (Tween)Ages 6-9Alternate Family ArrangementsDisciplineExtended FamilyParenting Styles

Writing the Storm Out

TRIGGER WARNING FOR VIOLENCE, CHILD ABUSE, AND SEXUAL ABUSE. ALSO SWEARING. LOTS OF SWEARING. My husband and I come from extremely abusive families, and we’ve both made the painful choice to cut our parents out of our lives for the sake of giving our own child as normal a childhood …

Ages 13-17 (Teen)Extended FamilyHow ToParenting Styles

We All Have Parenting History

 All parents anywhere and anytime have one thing in common, we were all children, and that experience and context is our inevitable starting point when we begin forming our notions about how we want to raise children. And I’m convinced that the same tools that skeptics use to make rational …