They’re just scared…

They’re just scared. It is becoming increasingly clear to me as I do more reading and more learning, that the extreme behaviours we see in our boys are because they are scared.  They are feeling fear. And this sets them into fight or flight mode. Lying, stealing, anger and defiance.  All of these become extreme…

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The stealing does my head in.

Stealing is the one thing that constantly does my head in. It seems so deliberate.  Though the training tells me it’s not. It seems deliberate because of the stealth that goes with it. It got to the point where one day after school I sat and cut off and stitched up the pockets in all…

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Let them be kids…

Let them be kids… The most frustrating statement that I hear when trying to manage our boys behaviours. Anyone who fosters a child that has been traumatised and has attachment issues knows that they are not just being kids. Relax and let them have fun… Another frustrating statement that I hear when trying to manage…

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