Dear Stephanie I wish you knew how special you truly are. You don't believe your worth. You are at home but it is already becoming really strained. But you are streetwise. You already know you have a strength which will resonate with you into adulthood. I wish I could tell you your friends are no … Continue reading A letter to my 13 year old self
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?
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
It's that time of year again. Mental Health Awareness Week. This years theme is body image. When I think of body image the first thing I actually think about is teenage boys and girls and the pressure that they are under whilst surviving (let's face it, it is survival) school and being the prettiest you … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week- Body Image- My Personal Story of gaining weight