Helicopter Parents - Why We Are the Way We Are

(As seen this week on www.domesticdyke.com):...more

AD/HD... It's not just for kids anymore!

I don't know if it has to do with age, having kids or just an infinite lack of sleep; but the older I get, the more stupid I become. And it's beginning to be a problem....more

God knows I am thankful

I think I heard "there is nothing to do" and "I'm bored" a thousand times this morning... all before 10 am. And unfortunately when your child has ADHD and dyspraxia there mind can't be still, they get easily frustrated over the little things and then you have meltdowns.We have had about three meltdowns so far this morning and that's when we decided to pack a picnic and head to the park for some much needed sunshine and energy release....more

Knowledge is Power: ADHD Parenting with ADHD Kids

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer. -Bruce LeeWhen I was growing up, my dad always sprinkled all kinds of advice on me. One of my favorites was when he would tell me that I’d need to obtain a “personal financial statement” from any guy I was interested in dating. While financial security is always a good thing, I don’t think I ever actually used that particular gem. Also, “leave the gun, take the cannoli.” Although, now that I think about it, I’m pretty sure that’s a line from The Godfather....more