Christmas is always a hard time with kids that have been diagnosed with ADHD and autism. All the sensory input, the lights, the music, the excitement, how busy everybody gets, it can all get a bit much. Then comes the meltdowns, the anger, the over excitement, the fights, the arguing. Then he is back to … Continue reading Surviving Christmas with a kid with ADHD
So, I dont quite know where to begin with this one. I'm just annoyed. A "friend" told me her son has recently been diagnosed ADHD to be honest you could see it, but it was always polite to never bring it up... She told me the doctor wanted to put her son on the same … Continue reading ADHD why you so ashamed?
Ok it may have taken us an hour to set up and half the time to execute but the water balloons on the trampoline has got to be the best activity ever! The weather this summer has been somewhat of a disappointment so we had to grab the opportunity while we could but I'm glad … Continue reading The Best Part Of Our Summer Bucket List
It's almost a year since we started with our official ADHD diagnosis and it has been great to get the answers we desperately needed. We were at a loss before we broke up for the school holidays. I didnt know what this year had for us. I was apprehensive. But he got his diagnosis and … Continue reading End Of Year Report Is Here!
Adhd is more than hyperactivity. Its finding the adventure in a world that can be boring. He is happy and bouncy. He is positivity in a world that can be a dark and lonely place. ADHD is loyalty beyond words. He wont ever leave you out, he thinks about you more than you know. He … Continue reading ADHD IS MORE THAN HYPERACTIVITY
To the mum who invited my son to her son’s birthday party Korey came home from school today with the biggest smile on his face. He told me he was invited to his friends party. I felt my heart break. See, Korey hasn’t been invited to a birthday party from a school friend for well … Continue reading A letter to the mum who invited my son to her son’s party
For normal people, the happiest day of their lives are usually big days where their lives will change forever. For example, getting married, or the birth of baby. And whilst these were definately up there on my top ten, the happiest day of my life was something a little more simpler and yet almost as … Continue reading The happiest day of my life
So K has been struggling in mainstream school for the last three years. Almost since day one. The first eighteen months I was told he was "naughty". Then I was pregnant and I was told "it's the upset in his routine" After E was born I was told "you're not giving K enough attention so … Continue reading What happens when you’re forgotten?