All Fall Down

I t’s not always easy to know what our children need. I’ve recently had lots of moments of missing the mark with my infant daughter as she learns to move…

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Texting For Connection

I got a text from my adult daughter the other day. It contained a cartoon about making the bed. There were four frames. The first was a cat lying on…

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Home School Helpline: COSP

The following reflection comes from a Mom and Registered COSP Facilitator from Ireland as she navigates changes to home life during the COVID-19 pandemic. We are now in the third…

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I’m Anxious that She’s Anxious

Whenever my daughter is in a new environment, meeting other kids, going to a party, going back to school after the weekend, she becomes very clingy and shy. My usually…

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Alone in Pain

I was watching a TV drama that focused on the challenges of adolescence. In one scene, the 17-year-old boy who has been out at night is waiting at a bus…

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