Why I Put My Son on ADHD Meds

Sometimes I get judgment from other people about putting my son on ADHD medications, but I don’t regret it. Before he was on medication, he was constantly distracting other children in his class and not doing his work. There is a stigma associated with ADHD medications, but judgment is not helpful. Ever since John started … [Read more…]

My Son is a Drug Addict

The moment you realize your son is a drug addict is a moment you will never forget. You start to feel guilty. You ask yourself what you did wrong as a mother. This happened to me five years ago when I first started noticing my son, Mark, acting apathetic and withdrawn. And when he went … [Read more…]

Having a Non-Verbal Child

I hate it when I tell people my daughter is six years old and they look at me stunned. I hate that I have to just speak for her whenever strangers ask her what her name is. I hate that she can’t tell me what she wants verbally. When I first realized my daughter was … [Read more…]