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 Tools for the Classroom

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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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How to Make and Use a Calming Corner

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So maybe you have heard of a calming corner but don't know how to make one or use it well.  I will show you an example of one and how to use it.  A calming corner is a special place...

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More Than the Typical Two’s

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When my son was born we soon knew he was more than a typical baby.  He could hold up his body weight on his legs and roll over at 3 days old.  He was always too strong.  As an early...

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Why and How I Told My Son That He Has ADHD

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Many parents struggle with whether or not to tell their child that they have ADD or ADHD, and then how to do it.  We decided that we wanted our son to know and understand what ADHD is and not to...

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School’s Out, But My Kids Still Go To Bed On-Time

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So school is out for us, but around here some things don't change.  We still have the same bedtime as we did during the school year. Maybe kids will think that makes me a mean mom.  Well, I'm not overly...

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