Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder– DMDD: What You Need to Know Now

DMDD and Mental Health Are you struggling with a child who exhibits excessive anger, rage, or emotional dysregulation? Are you experiencing a child with chronic irritability, consistent severe meltdowns, and excessive emotional reactions to small things? You may be searching for answers and finding words like mood disorder, disruptive mood dysregulation disorder, or DMDD. Mental health information is growing on …

Three Key Steps to Achieve Your Goals This Year

You turn the page of the calendar. And with it comes a host of emotions…gratitude, excitement, anxiety, and maybe even dread. Moms can easily feel a bit of whiplash from the holidays. After getting through all the preparations, traditions, and extra tasks the holidays bring, you turn the calendar and are instantly reminded of those new year’s resolutions. As a …

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Five Life-Changing Concepts in Parenting ADHD

October is ADHD Awareness Month. I can’t help but stop and help raise much-needed awareness for something many families are battling and desperately needing support and resources to walk the course. Our own family has been affected by this diagnosis. It’s not just the individual’s issue. It affects the whole family. To follow our journey with ADHD and SPD, check …

Looking For Hugs From Heaven: Bennett’s Journey Continued- Craniosynostosis Awareness Month 2019

Looking For Hugs From Heaven: Bennett’s Journey Continued- Craniosynostosis Awareness Month

Craniosynostosis Awareness Month & Bennett’s Continued Journey This month is Craniosynostosis Awareness Month. I find it fitting to, once again, pause to help spread the word and help other parents become informed. I also find it a bit ironic that we are currently dealing with the diagnosis of craniosynostosis that affected our lives four years ago, when our little one …

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Back-To-School Blues Part 2

Back-to-school can mean something significant for both children and parents. The start of school is similar to what many face with the start of a new year…a time to refocus and restart. Part 1 of this 2-part blog series on Back-to-School Blues talked about some of the issues children may face. But now let’s talk about what you might experience …