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Archives: June 2014

posted: Tuesday June 17th - 8:52am

The Math of Love and Hope

Three diagnoses plus exponential struggles make for a complicated equation — but my boy loves me a lot, even though I can't solve all his problems.

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Guest blogger Kristin Streich, a wife and mother, is a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology from Houston, Texas. She enjoys researching, writing, and chasing after her children. As a specialist in school psychology in Houston, Texas, my office is filled with things that make me happy. I display my licenses and degrees, family photos, and shells from beaches around the world. None of them holds a candle...
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posted: Thursday June 12th - 1:37pm

I Got Rhythm, I Got Music…Who Could Ask for Anything More?

My whistling, singing, and humming keep my family and I on a focused, productive, and happy note.

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Kelly Stone, our guest blogger, is a writer and avid photographer living in Upstate New York. She loves playing and traveling with her husband, Mick, children Peter and Genevieve, and their Westie, Fergus. Visit Kelly at From the moment I wake up, until the time I go to bed, I hum, whistle, or sing. I am a creative, artistic soul who has always enjoyed music. I...
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posted: Tuesday June 10th - 11:55am

Help for Hoarding, ADHD-Style

My husband saved everything, until ADHD medication — and I — helped him focus on the stuff he truly values.

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Dotty Young, this month's guest blogger, writes songs, stories, and skits, teaches gluten-free cooking classes, and battles her tendency to stay glued to Facebook. Before treatment, my husband saved everything. And I do mean everything. He had the first gold foil wrapper from the first hamburger he ever ate in the school cafeteria as a child. In grade school, he kept a “gold foil wrapper collection” in a...
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