Category Archives: ADHD

Red Tape

Battling with lots of red tape around here at the moment.  Almost two weeks ago Chatterbox got prescribed Ritalin to help her ADHD.  Because she is in foster care it’s not enough that the paediatrician thinks she needs it, we … Continue reading

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Sensory Room Update

On the 21st of April I mentioned that we had started building our sensory room (click here for original post).  We have now done a lot more than start!  It feels like it is almost finished and hardly even started … Continue reading

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On the road again

In our house, I am the only driver.  As part of Grumpy’s medical condition, his eyes aren’t great and he had to hand back his licence.  On the whole, I don’t mind driving, which is lucky since I do a … Continue reading

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“Why don’t I?”

Chatterbox has a LOT of trouble going to sleep at night.  Lately we have given up on making her stay in bed and let her play in her room until she is ready for sleep.  Generally she has been getting … Continue reading

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There’s a hole in my bucket, dear Liza, dear Liza

Grumpy and I are doing a course at the moment on reparative parenting.  It’s a pretty full on course for foster and kinship carers.  It covers attachment issues, how these influence behaviours and how to deal with the behaviours.  It’s … Continue reading

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Ultimate Blog Party 2013

  So, I only started my blog a few days ago but I’m already going to a blog party!  If you have come here from the UBP, please leave me a comment! I started this blog to share my experiences … Continue reading

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Fort Knox

This time exactly one month ago Grumpy and I had just gotten home from our friend’s wedding.  We were absolutely exhausted.  I can hear you thinking: “Exhausted?  But it’s only 10pm!”.  Yep.  Exhausted.  Physically and emotionally.  “But why?” you ask.  … Continue reading

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