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The Rebel and His Mother

The Rebel When my son was a preschooler in daycare His class had a field trip to the local In ‘N Out As we walked back to the daycare center My son held [...]

I Was a Workaholic Mother

My son & I. Now he's fifteen. Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. featured me in her HuffPost Women blog article, Living With Bipolar Disorder as a Mother and Workaholic. Her article quotes my wordy answers to her interview [...]

#Bipolar Disorder and #Motherhood

My Response to Natasha Tracy’s post, Bipolar Disorder and Pregnancy: Bipolar Taking Away Choice I didn’t know I had bipolar disorder when I chose to become a mother. I was diagnosed with dysthymia [...]

I Said "No!"

   My mother's speech therapist (a great guy and excellent speech therapist) called me today so that I could participate in her speech therapy. Friday, when I first met with him and my [...]

Care-taking Update #dementia #stroke

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIRt94eEUh0 Quick video update as I run errands and juggle caring for my mom, dad and son. Don't forget I'm married and live with bipolar disorder. Thank God I'm holding it together so [...]

Online School Didn't Work Out

Okay, so here’s where we are now. Online k12.com high school proved an unsuccessful experiment. My son prefers a teacher directly instruct him, rather than study independently for a series of online quizzes and tests. [...]