Category Archive: People Who Don’t Get it (Boo)

The Sucker Punch

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I probably shouldn’t be so hard on the parents who think their perfect kids are the result of their perfect parenting (and think my kids’ issues are exaggerated, made up, or easily fixed… Continue reading

It All Makes Sense Now!

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Watching this made me realize — I had two brown furry kitties, and one yellow feathery one! And no amount of treating the yellow feathery one like a brown fluffy one was going… Continue reading

Hitting the Nail on the Head (or in the Head?)

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You know that funny video, “It’s not about the nail…”? Sometimes I have felt like that, when talking to some of my friends about my kids’ issues. People always want to offer advice… Continue reading

MUNCHAUSEN SYNDROME BY PROXY

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I’ve always had a flair for the dramatic.  I’ll admit it. When I was 6 I pretended to have a walking issue in the pediatrician’s office which resulted in hideous brown corrective shoes.… Continue reading

Looking for Attention in All the Wrong Places

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Take one smart boy and add several undefinable learning issues.  Fold in testosterone and a flare for entertaining.  Add a smidge of defiance.  Place him in a high school and don’t focus on… Continue reading