I’ve spent this week resting to an INTENSE degree. Partly because I was so sore after Saturday and partly because I just have no time to run this week. I had to take time off work on Monday for Wes’s doctor appointment and time off yesterday for my monthly library duties at the kid’s school. … Continue reading Challenges in the Zoot Home.
We bloggers talk about when our kids get the flu or colds, we discuss how long they’ve been sick and how much medicine we gave them and whether or not they puked on our carpet. But when I talk about finally seeking help for Wes and his anger issues, I get thanked because it’s kinda … Continue reading Normalizing Mental Healthcare
(Should I stop falling on that Friends titling gimmick? Does anyone even get that anymore? If you don’t know – every episode title of Friends started with “The One…” And often I used that gimmick on my blog because I loved Friends but is that reference outdated now? DOES THAT AGE ME? I am so … Continue reading The One Where I Feel Really Dumb.
Several weeks/months ago I finally decided…I am past my own skill level in helping my child with his anger and aggression. It’s time for professional help. I can’t remember if I decided it on my own, but I think it was probably with the help of my Twitter friends. Oddly enough, Twitter is the place … Continue reading This Is What They Mean When They Say Our Mental Health Care System Sucks.
Wesley’s behavior is still a bit of a wild crapshoot lately. (What is a crapshoot? Am I even using that term correctly? When can I just say outloud, “Google…define: ‘crapshoot’” and something happens? Will someone make me another cup of coffee?) As always, when he’s good? He’s great. But man…sometimes those moments are spread out … Continue reading A Good Day/Night.