On Wednesday, our local Attachment Parenting group had its monthly meeting. This month’s topic was “Child Development and Discipline from Birth to Age Five,” with speaker Patience Bleskan, the founder of Parents and Children Empowered. Patience’s talk was wonderful. She hit on several points that I’ve heard before, but it was a great reminder for me to hear them again, especially since Ava’s at an age now where she is testing her boundaries, etc. Here’s a bit from Patience’s autobiography which helps explain her view on discipline: “Through her past and continued work with families including her own, she continues to see the negative resultsRead More →

I’ve been a horrible blogger this week. Not because I haven’t wanted to blog, but I just haven’t had the time. I have a feeling my entries are going to be more sparse as I continue on with my photography business. So, it’s a good thing for me, but I do enjoy blogging and plan to continue it, perhaps just not every day. (And I’m sorry that I haven’t been commenting on my fave blogs lately either. Forgive me?) Anyway, I’m tired (*yawn*) and wouldn’t mind sleeping in, but I’m awake so I figured I might as well get on here for a little updateRead More →