I’m sure many of my fellow moms are having anxiety about what summer will bring.
So one morning in May, she woke up and searched for her iPad. But instead, she got a note from Santa’s Elf that they had taken it away. (Yes, I blamed the elves for her missing tablet).
This is what it is like to use pharma interventions. As much as people want to act like it is some easy way out or cop out, it brings a whole other level of issues.
My daughter does this thing where if she respects someone, she generally listens to them and is kind to them.
There was a time when I found myself so caught up in trying to fix her and catch up to things her peers did without a struggle.
Maybe we just want to catch a break. To know what it feels like to have a typical kid who doesn’t struggle to do things their peers can do effortlessly.
This journey has become thinking you have made progress only to have it pulled out from under you a few months down the road. Rinse and repeat. Over and over again.
ABA therapy and techniques have made me a better parent. While this treatment may not be appropriate for everyone, it has changed my child’s life for the better.
As it progressed, it became more evident that there was a bigger issue going on.
They thrive on routines and structure is a crucial component to helping them function at their best.