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Contemplation: Survival Mode 7-day Challenge (Day 2) and strengths lists

Today is all about contemplation.  I am blogging this week about Crystal Paine’s book, Say Goodbye to Survival Mode, and her 7-Day Challenge related to the book. The theme for the second day of the challenge is titled “Focus on … Continue reading

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Learning to Say No: Survival Mode 7-day Challenge (Day 1)

I am blogging this week about Crystal Paine’s book, Say Goodbye to Survival Mode, and her 7-Day Challenge related to the book. The theme for the first day of the challenge is titled “Learn to Say No” and discusses how … Continue reading

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It’s Not Bad Parenting

I saw yet another article today, this time in The Independent, chalking up the rise in ADHD to bad parenting, teachers with no discipline, and an all-around decline in societal discipline.  After a day at the zoo with my four-year-old, I … Continue reading

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Child-induced ADHD

Dr. Hallowell recently wrote a piece (in response to a Time article that ADHD is on the rise with electronics use) in which he describes Pseudo-ADHD. Well, increased screen time may lead to something like ADHD, but it’s nothing like … Continue reading

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His Story

I look at my son and wonder, how much of this will become his story?  Will the words “he looks like a child who doesn’t get it” be ringing in his ears when he’s 35?  How much of this 4 … Continue reading

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Mommy Guilt and the IEP

We got Picasso’s official Evaluation Report in the mail today.  Especially after the team meeting, the report contains nothing new.  Still, it is a shock to the system to see other people put into writing what I have known about … Continue reading

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Does it count as Day 2 if you don’t read the book?

Man today was a crazy day.  Cassatt got sick again last night, so I took him to the doctor–which left me with 15 minutes of at-home time during preschool.  Needless to say, I did not get anything done. So tonight … Continue reading

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