Month: July 2018

Tired of behaviours.

I’m tired of the stealing. I’m tired of the sneaking around the house at night. I’m tired of being faced with constant defiance. It is never ending. I acknowledge that some of the behaviours are occurring less frequently. But it. Is. Tiring. Especially the defiance. Especially the stealing. Will it ever stop? Seona x

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He got the star of the week…

Something that I never thought I would see, our eldest won his classroom’s star of the week award. I am generally against reward programs, especially for traumatised kids, as it generates all sorts of behaviour and control issues.  But it was nice to see him make an extra effort for his first week back at…

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He tried…

Every morning I check the pockets of our eldest boy before we head to school. It doesn’t mean I always catch what is in there, but it increases my chances. A couple of times this last week I have felt the need to also check our youngest boy’s pockets too. This is how it went…

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Survival Care…

I was sent this photo recently from our department as it had been shared by another carer. And it is so very true! Just reading it I felt so much better about the days where I just let the boys spend their time on the tv and the ipad. It always makes me feel bad…

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Just keeping on…

I’ve been remiss in making posts. It’s been a case of being tired and feeling like we’ve been experiencing the same behaviours over and over. It’s also school holidays, and they’re almost over! For the most part the holidays seem to have gone well. Or maybe I’m too tired to really notice? I feel like…

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