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?
So we have been very quiet over here. I didnt appreciate that my last post was actually during the summer holidays... I dropped the ball and carried on running didnt I. Better go back and get it... So we've had alot going on the last few months. Ethan started state nursery, he's only been there … Continue reading We have been pretty quiet over here lately…
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!
The summer holiday is almost upon us and I have the job of making sure that both the boys are entertained and off their tablets for the summer. I have put together a little bucket list that I am going to try and get through as the weeks go on. The list was longer but … Continue reading Summer Holiday Bucket List
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
And poof... Before you know it the half term holidays are over and we are back to the mundane, the uniforms, the afterschool clubs, the routine of it all. I secretly do love term time though but I absolutely love the holidays. The freedom it brings to the table, I can work in the morning, … Continue reading Our Half Term Holiday
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
Independence in children is so important and yet I think it is so underestimated. Sure children can and will be needy at times but they still need to be independent and be able to rely on themselves, their own awareness and their own instincts. This is how they will grow to be self sufficient adults, … Continue reading Promoting independence with children and toddlers