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Showing posts from September, 2012

More thoughts on parenting the introverted child

Last week I wrote a post about Mikail's Speech and Language Therapy Play Group and I have LOVED the comments that were left either here on the blog, via email, text and facebook. So much encouragement and love. Thank you! Isn't it great to know that we aren't on this 'parenting boat' alone? This is what it should be about...sharing honestly and supporting and encouraging each other.

One thing I have been thinking a lot about is that this Play Group Mikail is a part of is a Speech and Language Therapy group. The focus is not socialization. The focus is Speech and Language development. THAT has been of comfort to me.

The second thing I have been thinking about is that I wrote the words "I am disappointed" in that post. I came to realize that I am not disappointed in Mikail. It's not him that I was disappointed in. It's ME that I was disappointed in. It's as though I should have done something better something different to help him be more of a s…