Reward System

By: Jessica Aldred As parents of a school-age child and a preschooler, my husband and I often struggle with how to discipline or reward each of them without impacting the other. For instance, if we’ve promised an outing to a fun family location but my four-year-old has had a particularly bad day, it’s a tough … More Reward System

My Child Has Issues

By: Jessica Aldred Admitting something is wrong with your own child is a terribly difficult thing to do. I’m finally at a point where I feel somewhat proud of myself for admitting that I have a child with quite a few ADHD symptoms. While they won’t officially label him or consider medication until he turns … More My Child Has Issues

I Am More Than A Mom

By: Sheila Gaudet As “Mommy Bloggers” a lot of what we write about involves our children.  If it weren’t for them, we wouldn’t fit the role, right?  I truly believe that when we make the decision to become parents, we take on a huge responsibility to protect, nurture,, and guide our children to adulthood.  For … More I Am More Than A Mom

“No Fixing, Please.” – A Poem in Honor of ADHD and SPD Awareness Months

By: Martianne Stanger Some of you might recall the poem I shared in honor of Autism Awareness Month. Since we just had ADHD Awareness Week and Sensory Processing Disorder Awareness month in October, I thought I would share another poem that I wrote as part of Jennie Linthorst’s LifeSPEAKS workshop for moms of special needs … More “No Fixing, Please.” – A Poem in Honor of ADHD and SPD Awareness Months

ADHD and My Daughter

By:  Jessica DiRamio Always known as the spirited child, my daughter, Juliana was unlike any other baby, toddler, preschooler, or school-aged child I had ever come in contact with.  She was very intense; on a scale of 1-10, everything she did was a 10.  She cried harder and longer than most and got mad a … More ADHD and My Daughter