“I’m the one tidying up the toys while you are wrestled with. I make sure all your appointments are up to date, even when I forget my own. I’m the one up till 3 a.m. making the LEGO house you asked for. Hiding Christmas presents.”
“No one, in my 12 years of parenting, ever told me any of this. All the signs were there, right in front of our eyes, and I had no clue. Our son’s pediatrician, who we loved and trusted, never said a word. I had to find this, diagnose this, and push for treatment myself. And thank God I did.”
“I used to care what others thought. But I know now, none of that matters at all.”
“We could have been placed next to anyone, but we were seated next to one of the nicest men I have ever met in my life.”
Any effort toward being 100 percent consistent with boundaries, limits, and routines will seriously improve children’s behavior.
“THIS is the dark side of parenting they don’t tell you about in books.”