Category Archives: odd oppositional defiant

Psych stay again

Working on getting David admitted to psych again. He is throwing up his meds, stealing and refusing meals. He has lost 5 pounds in the last week due to throwing up his meds. 

Mr Fingers

We purchased new phones this last weekend. Mr Fingers has managed to take cell phones from two members of the family. We try to ensure that the owner of the phone knows that it isn’t their fault that David (Mr Fingers) took their phone. It happens, nothing we have tried will prevent it. Tweet #fighting4answrs Continue Reading

a much better day

Yesterday, I was at my wits end with David. Today, hasn’t been perfect, but it has been much better in that there isn’t as much stress. Now if I could just get the kids to do their chores… What is the secret?  I feel like I have been cleaning the same spot all day and… Continue Reading

again with the electronic gadgets…

David got caught with one of his brother’s DSi’s again.  You would think that he would learn.  But there is a hidden compulsion that drives him to take these things. It is most frustrating that over and over again we tell him he can’t do that, and he does it anyway. “I don’t know how… Continue Reading

facebook and my pre-teen

Well, my pre-teen has signed up for a facebook account again. What to do… ? Well, we did a couple of things. reset the password add a second email to the account. (whenever he tries to change the password, I get notified.) the only way he gets to use the account is if an adult… Continue Reading

It was the most amazing day!!!

Today was fabulous, our youngest son, who has OCD, ODD, Autism traits, and a Traumatic Brain Injury, as well as severe ADHD spends each day with me.  Usually we hang out at home working on school work, and playing games on the computer. Today one of my girls had an appointment in the city so… Continue Reading

winner, winner chicken dinner

Today has been fabulous for our youngest. No behaviors this morning and now we are waiting at the doctor’s office and he is calmly sitting here waiting his turn. No fidget’s no running around, just watching other people interact with each other (which as I explain later can be kind of creepy). This rocks. Even… Continue Reading

Dad, I killed the car!

Another day done. For the most part, I would call this day a success. My girls, who have both been licensed to drive for less than 6 months killed the car tonight. They thought that they were in trouble, because it wouldn’t start… They walked home, then we went and got it after mom got… Continue Reading

Day 10 ~ the truth shall set you free

This morning started out fabulous.  David was well rested, I was fairly well rested, and we were up on time to see everyone else off to school. I first give David quiet time in the morning, gives him a chance to get himself in sync with the day.  This morning was no different, after a… Continue Reading

Day 9 ~ A long night, a short day, exhausted

David, our youngest was up and down most of the night with his cough.  Poor guy sounds like he is going to cough up a lung or something.  So I spent the night monitoring him to make sure he was ok.  Long night.  His breathing finally calmed around 5 am so I got to sleep… Continue Reading


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