What if you have THAT kid? You know the one I mean. The one who is always being sent to the principal's office, who is too loud on the bus, who gets too excited at family gatherings...that kid. And what do you do with him?
Do you ever feel at your wits end trying to defend yourself as a parent? Then here are my 6 tips on surviving the ill-informed, all knowing, 'if he was my kid' types who really love the word normal.
Do you wake up with the best intentions, thinking THIS is going to be the day when I get my act together...
Okay - who can relate? You are sitting still. Staring at some useless thing on your screen. You look relaxed....chill....just taking a moment to unwind. But your head is racing, full, straining...
How often do you see two famous people with learning disabilities (LDs) in the same picture? Well, probably more often than you think.
Between my quirky brain, my ADHD/OCD and my many struggles with anxiety and depression...I had often wondered - "when am I going to be found out?"
For how many years - decades - centuries perhaps - have we been told to "sit still" ..."stop wiggling at your desk"..."stop squirming and focus"..."why do you need to walk around?"..."what is with matter with you!?" Could it be - is it - that ADHDers have been ahead of the curve this whole time!?
Anxiety is real. And it's not your fault. Did you know that as a group, anxiety disorders represent the most common of all mental illnesses?
I hear this every week - "I would so LOVE to work with you - I really need your help - but I just can't afford it!"