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Starting to have a LOT of issues with my adopted son
February 25, 2014, 2:56 pm
We adopted twins at the age of 4. They were placed in my home through foster care at the age of 18 months. They are now just turning 7. We have had learning issues, language issues, social issues, behavior issues, etc. Both were put through services early for learning development and speech. They...Smart parenting or cold hearted parenting?
February 22, 2014, 3:23 pm
So Scooter gets separation anxiety pretty bad. Understandable of course. He has been here 3 weeks. I believe in encouraging kids to be independent, I don't coddle kids. As a pre school teacher and a nanny, when kids had separation anxiety, I would give hugs and reassurance but then it was time to...
What's real and what's not and how to tell?
March 6, 2014, 10:19 am
Our 10 year old FS and I have been battling over homework for a little over a week. I'm making him do stuff himself for what is apparently the first time anyone has done this for him. Yesterday he started throwing up... knowing that a virus is going around I thought it was just that so I let him...In-Patient EEG?
January 29, 2014, 7:45 pm
The Queen was diagnosed with epilepsy last August. The seizures have been fairly well controlled over the last 4 or so months but recently started breaking thru the medicine. The neurologist upped the meds 3 times with no luck. So, she has ordered an in-patient EEG. Her first EEG (45 minute...
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