Truth is that children can be and often are by nature aggressive individuals. If you ever watched a room full of kindergartners let loose to play freely with toys with no adult supervision you would witness varying levels of aggressive behavior.
Oh yes, pregnancy at first is great. We start out not being able to wait until we can fit into all those ridiculously cute maternity clothes. We want the whole world to see us in our glory and every doctor visit we gleefully agree to get measured and weighed. That’s a first! By the end of the ninth month we are usually so bloated, swollen and have such a hard time finding any clothes to fit not to mention cute ones that we just can’t wait until it’s over.
In March of 2012, the Centers for Disease Control estimated that 1 out of every 88 kids will be eventually diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Most often, this diagnosis will not come for certain before the age of 3.
Today, with around 61% of all households comprised of TWO working adults, fathers are no longer confined to mowing grass and watching football games on Sundays.
Many of you probably remember when a great pair of new school shoes was all you got. Combined with a new binder, some paper, and crisp pencils – you were set. Today, the school shopping list for most schools details a variety of items that can include everything from dry erase markers to flash drives.
All parents know that they grow up fast and soon approaching is the day when they will leave the home. The question is - are we giving our children anything worth coming back for?
Parents are the most tired group of people in the world. Why? Because being a parent is a never-ending bout of exhaustion. And no matter how tired a parent is, there is always something else that has to be done.
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