We chose to rent as opposed to mortgage, prior to adoption, as we weren't sure what the children's needs were going to be and whether we would need to move etc. But also because, although it would add financial pressure... it would take the stress out of problems "it's someone else's responsibility". Not to disrespect … Continue reading Ugh! Renting was supposed to be helpful!!!
Parenting a self harming child
It's hard to think that a child as young as 4 or 5 could be so ashamed of themselves (their actions, or even their identity) that they'd physcially harm themselves. But, it really does happen. And it really is hard to witness. I don't want to sit here and tell people how to deal with … Continue reading Parenting a self harming child