Professional Therapists And The Internet Are Filled With Rants, Blame And Improper Mental Health Diagnoses Towards Parents

AUDIO VERSION: (Transcript below for those who prefer to read but,...it's a bit different than the Audio Version)   There is so much empathy out there for many spoiled/entitled children that society tends to place blame on the parent first versus the child. After all, it has to be the parent's faults, right?  It can't... Continue Reading →

Adult Child Estrangement Is Much Like An Adoptive Child Wondering Why They Were Put Up For Adoption

AUDIO VERSION: (For those who prefer to listen.  Transcript below but, may differ ever so slightly from Audio version) First of all, let it be said that under NO circumstances am I saying that Adoption issues are the same as Child Estrangement issues.  They are 2 different animals.  One child has no choice while the... Continue Reading →

I Am Grieving The Loss of My Daughter…

I see adult children with their parents.  I see these parents with grandchildren.  I hear the laughter, the joy and yes, even the worry and heartache over things that would happen to their adult children.  Parenting never ends no matter how old your child is. It's in that last sentence that my story lays. I... Continue Reading →

Bullsh*t To The “Experts” On Adult Child Estrangement Tips

There's a lot of articles out in Cyberland, written by so-called "experts" about estranged adult children and how to deal with them.  Most of them are centred around the idea of the parent taking blame for the estrangement even if those parents have no clue as to what they did that could have caused it... Continue Reading →

Take Control of You

The little 4 year old girl who lives next-door to me with her parents is a cutie.  I mean a really adorable looking little girl with light brown or dirty blond hair and the fairest blue/green eyes you've ever seen.  She lights up a room with her beauty and it would be tremendously hard to... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Mother’s Or Father’s Day When Your Only Child Is Estranged From You

Mother's Day has passed and Father's Day is upon us but, what do you do if your only child has estranged herself from both of their parents?  Do you forget the day, treating it as any other day or, do you embrace the fact that you did all that you could as a parent and... Continue Reading →

User Abuser Or Estranged Children Hurt Us As Parents

  When your child has chosen to estrange themselves from your life completely, missing Mother's Days, all holidays and your birthdays go by one by one, signifying that you're aging more by the day or especially, in times of crises within yourself or your world, there's a lot of heartache and sorrow to deal with.... Continue Reading →

Is It Time To Stop Fighting Your Child’s Battles For Them

In watching a YouTube video made by a mom who wanted to go and fight her daughter's battle against a "bully", I couldn't help but remember my own child's trials and tribulations against bullies.  I used to step in and fight her battles for her.  Did I really do her any favours? First off, I... Continue Reading →

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