READ! READ! READ! |Reblog

bazaar Kuwait is out for September, and as usual, I have an article in its pages. I say, “as usual” but in fact, there is a little thrill of excitement to see something I wrote in print – real print – not just online. This month has a little extra groove going because the picture isContinue reading “READ! READ! READ! |Reblog”

Badly Behaved Children and Poor Parenting| Reblog

How I Know That Sensory Processing Disorder Is Real | Stephanie Giese. Please – take the time to read Stephanie’s post. For all the well meaning (and not-so-well-meaning and the downright critical and malicious) peeps out there; just because a child’s behaviour looks like your Internet idea of autism doesn’t mean s/he actually falls on the autism spectrum.Continue reading “Badly Behaved Children and Poor Parenting| Reblog”

Narcissistic Parenting

Liz Ryan is an outlier in the Human Resources field. On any given day, she’s trumpeting the virtues of putting a human face to the corporate world. Her jargon espouses the concept that “human beings are the workplace” and the environment should reflect. Quite often, as happened  yesterday, there will be another post with anContinue reading “Narcissistic Parenting”

We cannot grow …

We cannot grow when we are in shame, and we can’t use shame to change ourselves or others. ~ Brene Brown I’ve written before about the horrible, awful, no good, very bad trend of shaming children publicly (it shouldn’t be done privately, either) and the consequences. I came across this excellent post yesterday, and thinkContinue reading “We cannot grow …”