He Could Do It If He Wanted…Why Kids Struggle, Sometimes

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One thing that really irritates me is that so many people say things like, “He's just not trying hard enough! I know he can do this if he wants to!  He did just fine yesterday, why is he choosing to...

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When The Meds Wear Off

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If you have a child that takes medication for mental health issues, you may dread those hours without medication.  The time in the morning before they kick in and the evening hours when they wear off. I mean no disrespect...

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Stop Judging My Parenting

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The moment you get pregnant and share it with the world, you start getting judged.  You get judged for what you eat and drink, how much or how little you exercise, what clothes you wear…the list goes on and on....

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Teacher Approved Fidgets

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With fidget spinners being all the rage the idea of fidget tools is becoming more mainstream.  Many schools and teachers are banning them from classrooms because they can be so distracting.  Many kids really do need fidget tools to get through the...

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My Son Couldn’t Sleep, So Neither Could I.

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Most of us parents have had a baby that didn't sleep well or went through a phase of struggling to sleep, but what if that phase lasts years or even decades.  Many kids with a mental health diagnosis also really...

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