If you’re a regular reader of this site, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been mostly MIA for quite some time now. To be honest, I think I needed a long break from posting to focus on my personal life, including my own health, as well as focus on my son, who faced, and is still facing, his own set of struggles. In a previous post I mentioned...

It’s been a long time since I gave you guys an update on my son who is now nine-years-old and is filled with a zest for life that is contagious. That little boy has taught me many things about life. The last time I posted an update, we knew he had ADHD. His pediatrician diagnosed him with the disorder when he was only a few years old.. She saw him grow...

For several years now people have told me that I should get my son tested for Autism. It started with a counselor of mine several years back. Several other people I know know others who have children who were diagnosed with Autism and they all have said that based on what they’ve heard and seen of my son, he shows signs of having it. Most feel if he does, he has high-functioning Autism or possibly even Asperger’s. I finally mentioned it to my son’s pediatrician when we took his sister in for her physical for school....

I’ve talked about my son and his behavioral issues on this site in the past, as well as his struggle with ADHD. We tried a couple of medications in the past that helped him for awhile but then eventually made him depressed and a shadow of his former self. As a mom, it was disheartening to see. He had no idea why he was feeling and acting the way he did, so as his mother, I made the decision to take him off the pills he was on. Just over a month ago I met with his pediatrician to go over some Autism paperwork because numerous...