Bragging Rights

I’ve probably already bragged about this, but for those who don’t know, my oldest son has always struggled academically.  He was diagnosed with ADD in the 4th grade and 1 year ago this May, he was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (aka Asperbgers, which they’re not allowed to mention anymore in neurology circles). I wantContinue reading “Bragging Rights”

It’s Not Them, It’s Me

My youngest has a 1,000 word essay due tomorrow.  Last night, he gave me this speech: “Mom, you write books, so you’re the only one who can help me.” The trouble is, I can’t teach my kids.  I’ve tried.  And it’s not them, it’s me.  I simply don’t have the skill sets to be aContinue reading “It’s Not Them, It’s Me”