Spirited Child Update

Spirited Child Update

Wow!  You all gave me such great insight and ideas yesterday in how to deal with Bean and some clues as to maybe why he is acting out.  I think the majority consensus was that this is part of this age (thank goodness) and that being consistent and in communication with him will help us all get through it (thank goodness).  I’m so glad to know we aren’t the only ones riding this struggle bus right now.  Thanks for the encouragement, imaginary friends! I figured since I updated things on…

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Charming

Charming

Even on the darkest nights of colic-induced hysteria, I knew that Gracie was going to be a charmer.  She has the same annoyingly gifted ability to make people like her even when you really want to kill her.  I call that *charm*.  And it will be what ultimately saves Gracie’s life because without it, I would not be able to handle that headstrong, opinionated, passionate, irrational, high strung firecracker on a daily basis. I have learned that dealing with Gracie is like riding a bucking bronco.  The more you push…

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