Cleaning Your Room – Parent vs Child

The biggest battle of parenthood I see as a “choose your battles wisely” topic is cleaning your child’s bedroom.  So many parents complain about how messy their child’s room is, or complain about how they can’t get their child to clean their room. I see two types of parental mindsets with the topic of children’s bedroom cleaning; The parents who simply want their child’s room to be clutter free, organized and presentable. The parents who want their child’s bedroom cleaned and organized their way vs the child’s way. Both parents are perfectly right, who’s to say it’s going to ruin […]

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Trying to Teach a Six Year old with Bipolar What Personal Space Is

My son, Aedan, the middle child was diagnosed with a mood disorder last April and while they leaned towards bipolar I am uncertain if he truly has bipolar on his record for true diagnosis due to his age. Since bipolar runs in the family and he has always had the symptoms of that of my bipolar sister, I can honestly say he exhibits pretty much 100% of the symptoms of child bipolar. I don’t know if being bipolar is part of his issue with respecting personal space or if it’s just unique to him, but trying to teach him about […]

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Employee Lockers, School Lockers Oh My!

This post is brought to you by your friends at www.morelockers.com I remember back in high school I had my own locker and funny thing is there were days when I would go into the school and actually forget where my locker was. It seems my spacey attitude I have now has been around since the days of my teen years!  School Lockers were awesome in that you could have anything “legal” in there and it was your own little space, but be sure to have a lock on them and as a parent I know I will not allow […]

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