As some of you may know I have a 6 year old with ADHD, SPD, developmental delays, a chromosome 20p duplication of unknown significance and a possible NVLD. In many ways he’s a typical little boy and in others he’s simply not. I see a lot of myself in him and quite frankly that scares […]Read more "When you see yourself in your child and realize things have to change"
This has a been a long week and we hope to end it with a tube-versary celebration.Read more "The endeavor continues and ends with celebration"
I’ve talked about the panic threshold before. I am more susceptible to panic attacks than an average person. The distance between an average state of mind and sheer anxiety decreases the more caffeine I consume, the more my thoughts run rampant and the less I sleep. When this distance has decreased and I’m slightly hypomanic I can […]Read more "The Threshold of Panic Decreases"
When it comes to my six year old I feel like the Borg, adapting to phaser modulations and trying to assimilate at the same time. I battle with him EVERY DAY. I try new tactics. I revert back. I try different ones. It’s a struggle. I often think about when I was little, if […]Read more "When sight words make you feel like a shitty parent"
I’m working on another post right now, but I wanted to give a quick update on the grocery challenge. I know that this challenge isn’t a real $100-$120 challenge because I’m using things I already have in my house. For now that’s how I’m operating it. Since grocery shopping for the week I […]Read more "Week 1 update"
The Grocery Challenge is but one demon we are facing right now. There are many turning points in our life that we are trying to consider. We are not coping well with changes and emotions, which often leads to bouts of anger and frustration. Personally, I am tackling the challenge of inner peace and still […]Read more "The many challenges we face"
I have decided to take a grocery challenge. We need to start cutting down on expenses and I figured that the best way for me to see if there’s any room to lower our grocery budget is to set it up as a challenge. This challenge would essentially drop our budget by about $200. Our […]Read more "$100-$120 a week grocery challenge"