It certainly has been a while since I have posted but circumstances beyond my control i.e. so many illnesses, have made that happen. I got to thinking today about an Easter so many years ago. We were on vacation to a place in Florida, it was a great place, nice and hot and filled with many activities to do. Of course we were touch limited in our ability to attend a lot of those functions as Elizabeth was so young and therefore so much more in the throes of the SPD that made her so afraid always. Continue reading
I can remember a time about 6 years ago when Emily, Elizabeth and I were headed somewhere in my car, it was summertime, and was a really pretty day. We passed our swim club and then we saw Emily’s friend and her sister( the same ages as my girls,) riding bikes with their destination being the pool. I saw a look cross Emily’s face and I knew the answer before I asked the question but I asked it anyway “You wish you could do that with Elizabeth, don’t you?” Continue reading
This SPD and dypsraxia are tough ones for sure, they never quit. Just when you think you have a handle of them, they change and morph into something else. Something new your child is doing is a sign of their disorders. Just when you figure out why they are doing one thing and deal with it….they do something else and with some thought you see it is a change in them and it is their disorder showing itself in a new way. Which means that what you were doing to help and work with the one way does NOT help this new way.
Life with a child with these disorders is never the same, NOT ONE DAY TO THE NEXT IS THE SAME. truly the one thing you can count on is that each day, each experience they have will be different. Continue reading