Parenting

Disappointment with Life

I don't know about you...but I had certain expectations for my life. I don't think that they were extremely high or unacceptable expectations. But how can you not be somewhat disappointed? I think that I just need to stop and smell the roses so I can appreciate the little things. The major components of the expectations are there...husband, children, and a home. Man, I have far more than I ever had when I was a child. What am I complaining about?
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Sibling Rivalry Continues

Sibling Rivalry Continues
I know that sibling rivalry is normal but how do you stop your children from competing with each other? It's the biggest compliment that your children desire to have your attention but you want everyone to feel loved and accepted and their needs attended to. Is it possible to have everyone's needs somewhat satisfied? Is it unrealistic for them to all feel loved at one time?
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