ADHD · Anxiety · Motherhood · pediatric mood disorders

What Do I Do Now That My Child Has A Diagnosis?

“How are you doing?” the psychologist asked, after his session with my son. I am asked this a lot lately. By sweet friends. By my family. By my husband. By many of you. I am grateful that I am asked. But I am never really sure how to respond. The last few weeks (really months)… Continue reading What Do I Do Now That My Child Has A Diagnosis?

Dyslexia · Motherhood · Special Education At Home

When Your Ten Year Old Can’t Read

My son loves science. He constantly asks questions about the world, how things work, about animals, and chemical reactions. He subscribes to YouTube channels that show science experiments, for fun. He can name most of the periodic table of elements, without ever really being taught a thing about it. He exclaimed while playing at the… Continue reading When Your Ten Year Old Can’t Read

Grace · Motherhood · Parenting

When Motherhood Doesn’t Go As Planned

I was never a better mother than before I actually had children. I seriously thought I had it all figured out. I thought there were some basic things I could just count on. I assumed my children would sleep when I needed them to, eat when I needed them to, smile for the camera when… Continue reading When Motherhood Doesn’t Go As Planned