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  • Monster BashTweetThe hiking boot came out of nowhere and slammed against the side of my face.  My glasses went flying across the room and I fell to the floor. In the background I heard crying. Max was angry; Mom was going out.  He had begun to pound the window...
  • Steps Backward
    on Nov 16, 2011 in Anxiety children depression Family Son
    TweetMax has been having a lot of problems and issues lately.  He has been unmanageable, explosive, and angry.  It seems like he has taken major steps backward after improving quite substantially. It is not that he has been intentionally getting in...
  • Misunderstood Situation
    on Sep 16, 2011 in children punishment Schools Son
    Okay, so today is Monday.  I just got off the phone with Max’s teacher. We have an issue but the school is trying to downplay it.  It might not sound very major to people but I think it does to a young child. Basically what happened was that...
  • Is It Abuse or NotDo you ever wonder if you are raising your kids correctly? A lot of parents don’t… I was one of those. I knew how my parents raised my siblings and me. We all turned out okay. No we didn’t! We all have problems of one kind or anothe...
  • Get Lost
    on Sep 6, 2011 in Stress children
    It was a beautiful summer night last night. I grabbed Max, my 10 year old, to go out for a walk. He decided to ride his bike instead. Together we headed up to the school running track. I jogged to keep up with him. When we got to the parking lot he n...
  • Flat On My BackI hit the floor hard! I was lying on my back staring at the ceiling. People came running from all directions. Max was looking down at me with a scared look on his face. He grabbed my hand and tried to pull me up. “Let go of me and go sit do...
  • Mean Girls At School
    on Oct 6, 2010 in Bullying children bullies kids
    ‘ve been hearing the expression “mean girls” a lot from my wife lately. I’ve only heard it before from the movie starring Lindsay Lohan.  It is about a girl that joins a clique and is required to do mean, deceitful, and untr...
  • Bullies on the Bus
    on Oct 4, 2010 in Bullying children bullies kids
    At the start of the school year I wrote about the new van company that had taken over Max’s route.  As far as the driving is concerned things have been working out pretty well.  But a new concern has arisen that totally eclipses any problems...
  • I Feel Worthless
    on Sep 8, 2010 in Family Therapy children
    For 3 years we have been seeing family therapists. The goal has always been to help my wife, Max, and me to be a family as we work through his ADHD, Asperger’s, and Bipolar issues. It hasn’t been easy. This is not because Max has been r...
  • His Only Pleasure In Life
    on Sep 6, 2010 in Dad Family Growing old Parents
    “On your way out will you buy my Dad some chewing tobacco?” Whenever my wife asks me that it send chills down my spine. I don’t like doing it. I don’t want to do it. She doesn’t understand. She thinks it is because I ha...
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