Archive for the ‘Raising a Special Needs Child’ Category

The Distracted Family: 10 Key Principles to Managing Your Family’s Life – By Dr. Edward M. Hallowell, MD


Do you feel busier than you've ever been before? Do you have more to do than ever with less time to do it? Do you wonder if you can keep up the pace much longer? Are you overbooked and about to snap? Do you answer the simple question "How are ...

Help! I Need Sleep!! – by Cara Potapshyn Meyers


I probably made one of the greatest faux pax of my entire life this past week. I slept through what would be equivalent to an extremely important job interview. I ended up getting to the interview late. The interviewer clearly stated to me, "I am unfortunately going to have to ...

ROBIN RAPS WITH: Dr. Edward “Ned” Hallowell, Later Dad, Author, ADHD Pioneer


  I'd like to start by saying it is a pleasure to speak with you today, and I appreciate your taking the time out of your "crazy busy" schedule.   We regularly feature later moms on our site, but with Father's Day soon approaching, I wanted to take the opportunity to chat ...

Discovering a Piece of the Puzzle – By Cara Potapshyn Meyers


It has been a while since I updated our readers on my still pending divorce. I found, by happenstance, a very interesting piece of information that may help me to understand the “I don’t know,” I’ve always received as an answer when I asked my husband why he doesn’t even ...

GUEST BLOG POST: Raising a Sensory Smart Child – by Nancy Peske, author


There's something up with a child you know. He's clumsy, picky, always on the move, or flopped in a chair like a wet noodle. He's impulsive, intense, and quirky. Maybe he has a learning disability, ADHD, or autism, or maybe not, but his behavior and responses to everyday sensations are ...