Category Archive: Life of an Issues Kid

One Fish, Two Fish … Big Brother, …???

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One of the things that prompted me to finally start writing (after years and years of Martha and I saying that we needed to write a book) was finding some pages of a… Continue reading

You Know Those Mothers Who Swear By The Dr. Ferber Book?

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I’m not one of them….. I’m sure that the Ferber book was a godsend to so many.  For me it was another lesson in failure. Sometimes the rules just don’t apply, but you… Continue reading

I started watching this and couldn’t stop …

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Oh, man ……. I started watching this BBC Documentary, “Living with ADHD,” and couldn’t stop … mostly because of how much I could relate to the moms, even though ADHD was not on… Continue reading

If You Like Stigma Piñatas …

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Martha emailed me and said – “Hey, I’m kind of excited because I’m having an AHA! and a NO, DUH moment at the same time…..there are lots of articles about the high risk… Continue reading

PDD – Pet Distraction Disorder

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One of the things I struggled with was wanting to see my son happy….duh…and as a result, I “spoiled” him….shoot me…. I would have done anything to make him feel better for one… Continue reading