Joshua

Regaining confidence after an attack

From Carol-Beth's journal, when Joshua was 10... A couple of weeks ago we spent a few days with some dear friends of ours. We love to spend time with them and their kids and our kids get along so well that we won't hear from any of them for hours. The very first night we… Continue reading Regaining confidence after an attack

Joshua, Noah

How to support a child who has experienced trauma

Your child may have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or he may have some symptoms but never receive an official diagnosis, like Joshua.  My simple mom-mind finds it easiest to think of it in very basic terms.  My prayer for Joshua was to be able to no longer relive what had happened to him.  I’m thankful… Continue reading How to support a child who has experienced trauma

Mom

The anger that comes when innocence is taken

Sometimes when you are hurting, it seems everyone else is farther along. Everyone else has it figured out. The Scott family is doing well now, but here's a glimpse of Carol-Beth's thoughts shortly after the attacks. Know that you are not alone...  The thing is, it never stops hurting. When I see people taking risks… Continue reading The anger that comes when innocence is taken

Noah, The Not Destroyed Family

Noah Scott, the Not Destroyed brother

Just typing the word “Noah” makes me smile.   Noah is an extraordinarily gifted and intelligent introvert. He intuitively understands both language and STEM subjects rapidly, has developed an ability to listen and respond to others with kindness and consistency and seems to be able to pick up any book, listen to any lecture or… Continue reading Noah Scott, the Not Destroyed brother

Joshua, The Not Destroyed Family

Joshua Scott, the Not Destroyed inspiration

  Raising an Alpha Male isn’t always easy, but it’s rewarding beyond measure. Besides Carol-Beth, Joshua is the one most likely to rub others the “wrong way” when they meet, but he’s much more likely to inspire tremendous awe and inspiration.  Why?  He’s an alpha male and he takes no prisoners.  Joshua is who he… Continue reading Joshua Scott, the Not Destroyed inspiration