April 8, 2019
Parenting a child with ADHD can feel a bit like you’re walking in the dark—you tiptoe around, unsure of what you will come up against. Sometimes you may say or do something to set...
November 12, 2018
My son didn't want to take the pills, but despite my reservations, I lied and told him they were safe. And because I am his mom, he believed me.
September 21, 2018
Organizing an IEP binder with your child’s evaluation reports, IEP, report cards and other paperwork may sound like a lot of work...but it's not.
August 14, 2018
My children take melatonin. Every. Single. Night. We refer to their nightly doses as their “meds.” As in, “Are you ready to brush your teeth, or do you still need your meds?”
August 12, 2018
My son wouldn’t meet my eyes but I could see the tears in his, “It doesn’t matter,” he said. But I heard him, it did matter.
January 10, 2018
Everyone has sensory needs, preferences, and aversions that are entirely their own. Sensory processing describes how each of us uses all eight* of our senses to experience and interpret the world. (*That’s not a...
March 26, 2018
It’s about to get real again. Life that is. School is right around the corner and that means my “real” full-time job is about to begin; helping my 13-year-old son who has Attention Deficit...
March 26, 2018
It was late. I was the kind of tired where it felt like even my blood was dragging slowly through me, exhausted from working to keep me going. My eyes were heavy, my head...