Category Archives: ADHD

Out There

I have been submitting writing to other sights and then losing track when they are posted. So here are the last two (that I am aware of, lol) on Rage Against the Minivan and The Mighty So enjoy and please … Continue reading

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To the 28 year Old Me

You are about to meet the most adorable little boy who will make you a mother. His smile and laugh are the best. He gives hugs like no other and his inquisitiveness is infectious.  Your first few weeks of being … Continue reading

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Double edged sword

As soon as I walk through the door he throws himself toward me, his face pinched with anger he shouts with disgust in his voice “Did you and Dad buy me a Chromebook?” “hunh?What?” I respond while I put down … Continue reading

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Medication

I am often asked about medication we use for our boys. I am always hesitant to answer as it can be a very hot button topic. Things that work for our family might be a disaster for another and vice … Continue reading

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The Longest Day

Below is something I have been working on for quite some time, it recounts one of the worst days we had with Corbin, but just one. I need to emphasize that these events took place years ago and Corbin is … Continue reading

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6 Month Checkup

I just finished with our 6 month checkup with the Psychiatrist for both my boys.  For the first time ever I had nothing really to report. Home is good, school is good, day to day living (self help skills, friendship, … Continue reading

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Back to School

Every September brings excitement and jitters – and I’m not talking about my kids. I’m referring to me. I worry what kind of teachers they will get.  I worry less for my older son now that he is in highschool. … Continue reading

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