My Child, Myself

Published on December 5, 2016

It’s not uncommon after a child receives a diagnosis for a parent to begin to see some of the same signs in themselves. They might think “Hey, maybe that’s why I am always losing things” or “I also have a problem with tight itchy clothing,” or “I’ve never realized that its bright overhead lights that give me migraines.” Perhaps the parent realizes that they also become flooded with emotion and take longer to calm down than other people around them. Perhaps they realize that they are more than just shy and may suffer from a genuine social phobia. Perhaps the parent now acknowledges their own difficulties with sitting still, managing their anxiety, or tuning out background noise in order to follow a conversation in a noisy room.

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Parenting That Child

Published on September 28, 2016

Summer break has come and gone and it’s back to work, school and the daily…

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As a mother do you try to “do it all”?

Published on July 14, 2016

Most mothers I talk to try and “do it all”. They want to be amazing…

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