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
I always worry that the maths and English that Korey has learnt over the school year will be forgotten once the school gates are closed and the dreaded six week holiday begins. Then I found DoodleMaths and let me tell you this app is a game changer! Research shows that kids are four times less … Continue reading DoodleMaths Summer Challenge Accepted!
So the first day of the summer holidays is almost over and I can honestly say that it wasnt as painful as I had envisioned. It started off with a bit of bickering over breakfast as to who was sitting where at the table and who was eating what, I think these guys thought they … Continue reading First Day Summer Holiday
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
"MESS!" The 2.5 year old toddler shouts from the other room. "Oh shit" the mother mutters under her breathe for the hundredth time that day. She is hoping that it is just a wee and not the other one. She doesn't think she can bare it. That mother is me. I walk into the other … Continue reading Finally Potty Trained!
My son started his ADHD medication in the summer holidays and there has been a massive turnaround in his behaviour, he has finally (after a three year battle) been diagnosed with ADHD and is finally being given the support he truly needed to succeed. So many people still believe though that ADHD is a made … Continue reading Five things ADHD medication DIDNT do for my child (all positive, I promise)