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To My Sweet Daughter, You are only three years old and you are so incredibly independent and self sufficient. Instead of asking me to get you a cup of water, you get it yourself and you do it without spilling. In the morning, you don’t put up a fight when I tell you it is time to get dressed and go to school like your sister does. Instead, you get dressed all by yourself and are happy and excited to start the day. Thank you for always being my sunshine! I love playing...

I had my child baptized when she was three months old and she’s been attending a private Catholic school since she was in Kindergarten. My husband and I are Catholic, but we’re not super duper religious. We do say a prayer before we eat dinner and we go to church at least twice a month. For whatever reason, my child has always taken an interest in learning about God and Jesus since she was very young. (I’m talking two years old here.) She enjoys hearing...

As many of you already know, my child has ADHD, but what many of you don’t know is that my husband also has ADHD. Clearly, I love people with ADHD, but living with my husband, sharing a life with him, and raising our children together can be challenging at times. Don’t get me wrong. I love my husband with all my heart and being in love with someone who has ADHD definitely has its perks. My husband is very imaginative, intelligent, and hilarious, which are qualities...

For those of you who follow me on Facebook, you already know part of this story (P.S. Thanks for following! You rock!). For those of you who don’t follow me on Facebook, here’s what’s going on with my ADHDer (P.S. You should really start following me. Just sayin’!). Yesterday, I received an email from my child’s first grade teacher that stated: “Giuliana is bringing home her math test today. My TA gave it to her one-on-one and she said Giuliana...

First thing’s first. The title is very misleading, but it got you to click on the link, didn’t it?  🙂 All parents know what grounding is. It’s what they do with their children who misbehave. Currently, my three year old is grounded from the iPad for hitting her sister. However, parents of children with anxiety may practice a different type of grounding. Grounding techniques are used for adults and children who exhibit anxiety. Anxiety can be terrifying...

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