Category Archives: ADHD

Sink or Swim: Update (Way Overdue)

First of all, close you eyes, take a couple of deeeep cleansing breaths so you can easily  suspend reality and pretend that I posted this about a year ago when I wrote it.  Ready?  Good.  Read on. I spent some … Continue reading

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Sink or Swim Starts Now and I Pretend I Don’t Care.

A year ago almost to the hour, I published a post about deciding whether or not to let our ADHD kid fail (that kid would be Sweet Pea in case you are just joining us).  Well, Husband and I have … Continue reading

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Things That Have Changed Since I Have Been Working: A List

It has been about 6 weeks since I started back to work.  Of course lots of things have changed because, you know, I am not here all the time.  Duh.  I am still here about half the time, but, whatever. … Continue reading

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What We Found in Sweet Pea’s Room: A List

I forced under the threat of severe and extended boredom helped Sweet Pea to clean his room before he left for Camp Mamaw.  I’d rather poke myself in the eye with a sharp stick It was not entirely pleasant and … Continue reading

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Sweet Pea Morning

Our dear Sweet Pea is turning 13 this week.  I know, it is a milestone year for us.  In honor of him, I finally finished an old half-done post about him I had hanging around.  You may know that dear Sweet … Continue reading

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Waffle Hunger Strike

Like lots of other kids, Sweet Pea is very hungry when he wakes up in the morning.  I mean like keep-your-hands-and-feet-away-from-his-mouth hungry.  Like unhinge-his-jaw-and-pour-the-food-in hungry.  Combine normal adolescent growing hunger with coming off stimulant medication and you have something close … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie and Rookie Baseball

In Our Town, Rookie Ball is T-ball.  It the entrance for kids into the world of baseball.  Neither of our older boys played T-ball.  Sweet Pea was too whack-a-doodle to play when he was 5, and when Pickles was 5, … Continue reading

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