*A has finally finished perfecting his letter to Lady Gaga and I've decided to add a little explanation to go along with it. We will be popping these letters in the mail today. We aren't sure if she will actually get it, but it's really what he wants to do and he knows she might… Continue reading An Open Letter to Lady Gaga
"Dr. J thinks we should do something about A's anxiety, and I agree." This was the text message I received from my husband after he took our son to his doctors appointment to discuss his ADHD medications. As I mentioned previously, our 8 (almost 9) year old son struggles significantly with anxiety. Over the past… Continue reading Boy Behind The Clouds
"Mommy, I really need to write a letter to Lady Gaga. Do you think we can find her address on the internet?" "I'm sure we can, honey." "When she get's it, do you think she'll write back to me? I have some questions I want to ask her." "I'm not sure, honey. She's a really… Continue reading Mommy, Do You Think She’ll Answer?
7:00 - "Mommy, I'm awake!" (E.) 7:10 - "Mommy, I'm cleaning the shower" (In the shower, with his owl, a hand towel, and a spray bottle) Spray. Spray. Spray. Spray... outside of the shower... 7:20 - "Now I'm cleaning the carpet, Mommy." Okay. I'm out of bed. 7:25 - Back in bed... with child... watching… Continue reading Happy Friday
Okay, maybe not... But I am seriously at the end of the rope with A. His behaviour is becoming intolerable. I don't even want to admit it, but yesterday I spanked him for the first time ever. Over the past few months he has been acting out more, becoming more aggressive towards his brother, talking… Continue reading Kid For Sale