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What is Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder?

By David Joel Miller.

Maybe that child does not have Bipolar Disorder?

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder F34.8 was added to the new DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) partially because way too many children were getting diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder. 1,260 more words

Mental Health

Temper Tantrums: A Star Wars Post

My kid is only 18 months old – that’s a year and a half for you whiny babies who don’t know anything about how to count tiny humans’ age and complain we do it in months – but she, like several of her counterparts months older or younger, … 1,103 more words


When was this due?

I have been having the worst time trying to get my oldest, Luke (8) to get his work done. Not even homework, it’s classwork! His teacher and I have discussed how to motivate him. 577 more words

Family Issues


I pride myself in being a bit goofy! As a mother, I try to hide nuggets of my expectations of proper behavior, in silly sayings that my children can easily remember. 590 more words

Family Moments

Rua has been absent for a while...

For those of you wondering who Rua is, he’s our fairy, I mean, he’s our daughters fairy. Rua lives beyond the fairy door in O’s bedroom and he first came to her attention late last year. 666 more words

Olivia's Mother Blog


Right up until about
4pm, everything was fine.

it’s time to give
a naughty chair,
and a sippy cup
……………………of wine.


Helping Kids Control Their Temper

We have been watching a lot of Star Wars at our house lately in preparation for the new movie out.  A lot of times my kids can have bad tempers and get out of control fairly quickly.   132 more words