10 things to remember after April
As of now, I only tell people on a need-to-know basis. But I am second guessing this decision
And I find myself torn between wondering if she can help it or if she is doing it on purpose because she knows logically when we talk about these situations what is wrong, but she continuously does the wrong thing.
She wants things to be black and white.
Whether it is her reaction to a gift not being what is expected or looking in different directions for a family photo— the smallest things can set her off, or even upset others.
But how does that help me now? Now that there is nowhere left to go? Does no one understand that our children are capable of growing? That they won’t always be the bad kid.
The majority of parents I know will tell you that their babies smiled, waved, and made eye contact within the normal developmental range when they were infants. Those milestones convinced both ourselves and general practitioners that our children were in the clear. But they weren’t.
We are bombarded by opinions and comments often. This is my advice to other families: Do not listen to what other people say about your child. I think the most common jab that we get are the constant comments from people trying to convince us our child doesn’t have autism. Or ADHD isn’t real. We’reContinue reading “Day 6: You can’t listen when your mouth is running”
Sadly, the most popular content on my blog is the bits about what to do when your child’s enrollment is terminated from daycare. Today, during some additional research, I came across this court case against a YMCA in Ohio. Basically, if your child needs moficiations such as staff to undergo training to learn how toContinue reading “Kicked Out of Daycare? Lawyer up! (continued)”
They thrive on routines and structure is a crucial component to helping them function at their best.