It seems that David’s mental health has been declining since before the Christmas holiday. Today was just another example of how far it has gone. David had school, and there were no negative reports that I am aware of. After he finished school he went with his staff. Around 7 pm, I went into my office for a conference call. Mom got ready for bed, though she doesn’t actually go to bed until later. This is all done to show David that it is time to get settled for the night. Only, David didn’t settle. He ramped up. By the time I finished my call at 9:15, he was rapidly declining. I had asked him a question about a substance that was on his laptop in the kitchen, then went over a few things for him. Reminders about what is allowed and what is not allowed. He needs daily and
While we aren’t your birth parents, we love you very much. we make no excuses for why they abandoned you. And abandonment is what it is called.
The title says so much, yet so little. “Parenting with intention. The non-incident that became a life lesson.” Because seriously, who doesn’t have conflict in their life? In our home, conflict can go one of two ways. We can either get through it successfully, or the whole world falls apart for the family, and in particular for David. David and Mom both know I am writing this post. We feel it shows an important breakthrough for our whole family, and I wanted to write about it. What didn’t happen. Money went missing. More than 50 dollars. After a lengthy search, David was confronted about it. As he always does, he denied it. David became overwhelmed with the accusation. Yelling, and becoming very upset. I left an event I was attending with my father and hurried home. Once home, I entered David’s bedroom, he was extremely agitated. I admit, it didn’t