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Category Archives: Homespun Therapy
It was four years ago this past May – Mother’s Day to be exact – that my son’s downward spiral began and it was just a tiny little window into the darkness that we would come to know intimately. He … Continue reading
Jman and the Gage are out of town. Whenever they are out of the house us girls have a marvelous time together. We do lots of snuggling and talking and sometimes the conversations get kind of deep. Deep for the … Continue reading
Gage is twelve. At least for 8 years we’ve struggled with his behavior and mental health issues. We thought he was just “difficult” and “strong-willed” but of course, over the years he’s been diagnosed with a lot of little letters. … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago, during Gage’s last little breakdown when he said out loud he didn’t want to go to the hospital but probably should go to the hospital, one of the things I did to get him talking … Continue reading
It wasn’t so long ago that Gage wasn’t able to feel. The only feelings he expressed were anger and sadness. While we’ve been a year into stabilization we been noticing his growth a lot. Sometimes it’s in inches sometimes it’s … Continue reading
We’ve been talking a lot about middle school. We visited a private school we really liked we think would be an excellent fit for Gage. It’s a school geared toward “learning differences” (new PC term for special needs). We went … Continue reading
Or rather List Day. Let’s face it, it’s easier. It means that for one day this month I can just ramble on and it sort of serves as my planning for my To Do list (or it’s a good representation … Continue reading
Yesterday morning I woke to Gage being a pleasant Gage. He got up about 30 minutes before Quinnlin (as he often does) and so we had some quiet time to get meds in him, start eating and getting dressed. Quinnlin … Continue reading