(This post was written with permission from Builder Boy. As he gets older, I am trying to be more aware of how blogging about him affects him, both now and in the future. He has veto and editorial power.) You know how the best parents are the people who don't have any kids? (Sarcasm) I... Continue Reading →
Google the phrase "lining things up" and you get scary results with words like "red flag" and "inappropriate play." Why is this so threatening?
I don't think it's just neurodivergent kids that need this; all kids could probably benefit from having the vague "clean your room!" broken down into specific steps.
There was something inherently wrong and fearful about my older children wanting to do things that I saw as baby things. Why?