Lia had a major meltdown today and threw a few things. Dad was a little frustrated, “Why do you keep doing stuff like this?” Mom quietly reminded him that Lia’s senses were overloaded and this is how she expresses that feeling. Lia wanted Mom at that point so Dad and I withdraw to let them […]
“A teenager at rest will remain at rest until acted upon by an outside force.” – Unknown That’s Lia most of the time, she likes to chill. Lia is the type of person who happily allows her servants to do everything for her. For the first few shifts that I worked with her, I actually […]
Have you ever gotten so accustomed to one thing that you didn’t quite know how to act when something else replaced it? It was like that for me today. For the past two months Lia has been having a rough go of it, and it has touched all aspects of her life. I would report […]
“Why can’t you just stop!” Mom’s frustration causes her to snap at Lia. Lia has been gagging and spitting up since her mini-meltdown several minutes earlier when she was denied a third helping of beans and rice. Experience has taught us that a third helping is more than her stomach can handle, even if she […]
I grew up hearing that statement, and I have recited it on many occasions – Patience is a virtue. It refers to the ability to wait for something, or someone, without being annoyed or angry at the selfish inconvenience of it all. Obviously, I’m still working on this particular virtue. Patience, for me, has always […]
I can’t say that our relationship was love at first sight, because it wasn’t. Or maybe it was, and I just didn’t know it at the time.