Dear 17, (that d@~m right hip) You laugh, but it bothers you. That’s a defense mechanism. You’ll learn more about that during college when you get your psych degree. You jokingly say, “yea, that’s my birth defect” thinking that it doesn’t have an effect on you, it does. It has more of an effect than … More Dear 17 (that d@~m right hip)
There were assignments that had to be done. There was a long weekend at the beach. There was a family day when the GF food options just weren’t the most tempting. That’s where my life as a Mom begins…. over and over and over and fucking over again! (sigh) Welcome to the world of WHAT. … More WTF is a Mom to do….
If we have a hard time wrapping our brain around it, how the hell do you think the kids feel… Turn the Fucking TV OFF!!!! Excuse my language, but in light of recent events, I’m not about any PC bullshit… If you don’t like it, read another blog. I’ve worked in pediatrics and dealt with … More Children Should NOT be Exposed to Some Things…TURN THE TV OFF!!
What gives us PASSION, what gives us ENERGY to keep moving forward? What is your WHY?? … More I do it ALL for My WHY?
I’ll take that Time out NOW! … More Mommy & Daddy Need A Time Out
The kindergartener that knows the right answer, but won’t raise his hand. The 7th grader that goes to the nurse for a “bandaid” a little too often. The student with a headache before math class EVERY day. The kid that just keeps making jokes and disturbing class. The 2nd grader that STOPPED and put … More YOU’RE WRONG!! That’s not it at all….
It was so well received, I knew I should have done it sooner…. Oh, well… We all live and learn. Letting your child’s teacher know what to expect when you have a child with challenges like ADHD, Anxiety, learning disabilities, Depression, etc. can make such a difference in your child’s school year. Don’t hesitate to … More Write his teacher a letter… A lesson I wish I learned sooner
So many parents ask about ADHD and their child. Kids are busy and active, and they are supposed to be; so how do you know if they are “hyperactive” vs. “normoactive”… Read Hyperactive or just busy… and find out. Even with the struggles, I hope you to take the time to Enjoy the Journey while you are … More Hyperactive or just busy… Could your child have ADHD?? (v.2)
We need to encourage children’s individual uniqueness along this journey we call life! A friend of mine is an Elementary School Vice Principal, and he recently wrote an article that has such wonderful perspective regarding the mental health of our children. After reading it, I wanted to share it with my readers here on Mom’s … More Tagless: Great for shirts, not so much for kids…
Few things are more important in a child’s world than PLAY! I read an article today that I want to share with as many people as I possibly can. This article discusses how terribly important play is to our children and to our society as a whole. Please take the time to read “Give childhood … More Playtime is SO important!