Category Archive: What’s My Issue?

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

Pass the Mayo …. and the Kitty Treats ….

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It’s funny that yesterday, Martha wrote a post about how important pets have been for her family in this journey … because coincidentally, I have been thinking a lot about pets, too. (Well, Martha and I are… Continue reading

“LA LA LA LA LA LA LA … [Fingers in ears] … I Can’t Heeeear Youuuuu!”

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“I can’t go back there. It’s too painful.” That’s what I heard from a number of friends a few months ago – other parents of grown-up “Jimmy’s” (and “Janey’s”) – when I asked… 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

Drop Your Sensory-Sensitive Kids at the Next APA Convention and Then Meet Me at Starbucks …

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Our kids have had Sensory Processing Disorder for so long – and actually grew out of the bulk of it so long ago — that the name changed while we weren’t looking! It… Continue reading