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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

Difficult Kids

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


Spirited Children

A while back (when it was out) we took some of the boys to see How to Train Your Dragon 2. It was a complicated day because everyone wanted to watch something different and I think we ended up roping in Grandma to sit with one boy in a film. 562 more words



YES, I was right… it was this book…

The meeting went well and I thought she had a good amount of great information to share. 394 more words

Defiant Child

Beginning Kindergarten All Over Again.

Last year, I entered my girl into a lottery for two local charter schools that are rated exceptionally well. Lottery time came and went and we heard nothing. 605 more words


To Label My Child

So often when I hear parents say, “But I don’t want to label my child,” I want to say this:

Your child is already being labeled. 557 more words

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