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Gratuitous Halloween Photo

I never got a magical, internet worthy photo of my kids in their Halloween costumes. I snapped this while waiting for the elevator at my office building where we went at the request of the building management secretary. 170 more words

Life And Home

Introduction of some sort.

I have spent the past year of my life pondering the idea of starting a blog based off my own personal experiences. It wasn’t until today, a cold and snowy Sunday in November ,that I decided to make that thought a reality. 222 more words


Just Breathe...

A quick and refreshing celebratory blog post that only some of you will understand….

Ever wonder if your diligent, exhausting parenting work will ever pay off? 205 more words



A neighbor told me their son (same age as mine, oddly enough) had outgrown their swing set and would we like it? It sat next to our house for months, waiting to be assembled. 372 more words

Sensory Processing

ADHD, and other labels...

I’m probably doing it wrong, but I haven’t quite figured out yet how to post to my blog here when I post in my tumbler account!  787 more words


Not Another Parenting Book...

Today could be seen as an actual victory in mothering a “Spirited Child” or whatever you want to call the kid that is more challenging than the average.  1,173 more words


ADHD Is A Brain Without Brakes

Letting a five year old loose with a brain with ADHD is about as safe as giving a teenager a Corvette… With mushy brakes. We’ve been a little spoiled in this because my son’s OCD and general anxiety have kept him from some of the impulsive insanity. 215 more words