Lack of parental supervision of social media is the catalyst to a downward spiral for many teens, including my own. Not all kids abuse social media, but too many are sucked into its abyss and the affects can be damaging.
What I had to give up to allow my daughter to find peace through self discovery.
This is a personal example of how words unintentionally damaged a relationship and why I will be more cognizant of the things I say.
Strength comes from forgiveness. Instead of fighting for justice through anger, we should embrace it through forgiveness.
Perception is as unique as the person who carries it. Our entire belief system is an entanglement of infinite perceptions. It’s a complex translation of thought patterns that guide us through life.
I wrote this letter to my strong willed teenage daughter after she got into some trouble at school. She defies all house and school rules and insists on doing things her way. It has caused a great deal of stress and I felt like a failure as a parent. After sixteen years of stress I learned how to let it go.
A personal account from a mother’s perspective of Nonverbal Learning Disability (NLD) and the social and emotional effects it has on the individual and society.
Life can change in an instant. Suddenly external factors that once seemed important become insignificant. I want others to understand that the differences we try so desperately to hide can also be embraced if we learn to open our minds and accept that which is not picture perfect.