ADHD

ADHD and Me – Dad and Buried – Parents Article

Last year, I shared a post about my son’s ADHD diagnosis, and the relief it brought. Finally, we had confirmation that our 9yo wasn’t intentionally ignoring us, willfully misbehaving, or somehow a bad kid. His brain is just wired differently, and with his diagnosis, we’ve been able to view things from a different perspective; hopefully, a more patient and understanding one. Of course, understanding the big picture is one thing and managing my everyday reactions to his behavior is another.…

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More rain – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

And still it rains. And rains. And rains. And still it rains at school. French Homework is to complete a crossword. A French Crossword. Marks will be deducted for incorrect spellings. Dad I can’t even do a crossword in English never mind French. I can remember the sounds but I can’t spell the words. The Teacher knows this but just says I have to try harder. And we have more… Drama Homework is to complete an acting related Word Search…

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Why Will No One Play With Me? by Caroline Maguire (Book Excerpt) | MotherhoodLater.com – Parents Article

Why Will No One Play With Me? by Caroline Maguire (Book Excerpt)From WHY WILL NO ONE PLAY WITH ME?: The Play Better Plan to Help Children of All Ages Make Friends and Thrive by Caroline Maguire, PCC, M.ED.  Copyright © 2019 by the author and reprinted with permission from Grand Central Publishing. All rights reserved.   Imagine the brain as a busy harbor, ships coming and going, some docking and others maneuvering their way out to sea, all under constantly changing conditions…

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5 Ways to Get It All Done – Parents Article

Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him,    for God is our refuge. Psalm 62:8 I wake up every Monday morning a little anxious. Ok if we are being real here, I wake up Monday mornings more than a little anxious.  Mondays for me can feel a little overwhelming with reviewing all I have to get done for the week. It starts really on Sunday evenings. Do you ever feel that way? I always said we need…

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GUEST BLOGGER Alisa Pittaluga: Boyhood Is Not a Disease – Single Dad, Parents Article

The Favorite Son: competing and being a boy. Why we are failing our sons and what we need to do about it? The current ages of my three sons span from toddler to teen, and so my world is now consumed with everything boy. My oldest child who recently left for college, is not only a beautiful young woman, but also a convenient model for comparison in my now boy-centered world. I am worried about my boys. I believe boys…

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