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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

Parenting

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

ADHD

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

Parenting

THE CLASS

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

Children

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

General Measures