"NOOOOOO" he screams from the top of his lungs while throwing his body to the floor. He gets up and starts to hit me. Not hard but just enough so that I know that he is mad. I take the abuse while giving him several warnings. If he doesn't stop he will eventually end up… Continue reading How to Get the Homework Done and Still Like your Kid (Part 1)
Musical.ly has become an obsession for my daughter. It has become an obsession for her friends too. As a mom I'm concerned about her safety on this social media site but I don't want her to become socially isolated by restricting her from it completely.
I hate to admit this but there is a war being fought in my house right now. It is a power struggle over the use of electronic devices (I have such a love/hate relationship with electronics). I'm sure this is a battle that is familiar to many of you.
If you do a google search for ADHD, half the results will come back with some natural treatment. Do these really work? I am more of a show me the scientifical proof mom than let’s kneel by our bed and prey type...but to each their own. I’m making no judgements here. The truth is we… Continue reading Natural Remedies for ADHD, Do they Work?
All I Want for Christmas It’s kind of a classic Christmas wish right? Well 2 years ago guess what was on the top of my daughter’s list? Yep, a puppy. The thought of adding another creature to my already chaotic house was more than I could process. I was already drowning with the responsibility of… Continue reading How our Dog Became Therapy for ADHD
Our Diagnosis Story I’m not quite sure where to start because looking back now over the past 10 years of my daughter’s life there are so many warning signs but when you are in the thick of parenting ADHD warning signs can also look like normal childhood. As an infant Pickles (no of course that's… Continue reading Do You Question the ADHD Diagnosis?
Now that the dust has settled a little bit from last week's elections I'm hoping that the nation is moving toward acceptance; regardless of what side of the aisle you sit on. This idea of acceptance was really driven home for me as I sat in the office of my daughter's psychiatrist last week. Jayden… Continue reading Acceptance