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Just say, 'NO!'

Posted by on January 18, 2021 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

For as long as I can remember, I have been a people pleaser.  The word, 'NO', just wasn't in my vocabulary.

I often wonder if my propensity to please was because my mother was a giver.  A woman who wanted to help everyone and anyone.  If we had unexpected visitors she would welcome them with open arms.  A roast dinner for five was extended to eight or ten - irrespective of the amoun...
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Climbing Crisis Mountain with ADHD

Posted by on January 13, 2021 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Supporting your child at home can be a huge challenge, particularly if you are working from home as well as looking after other children. Today, I put Crisis Mountain to the test.


My son was doing some school work and couldn't answer some of the questions. (He was at the bottom of the mountain.)


I suggested he go online to his tutor, who was available in a chatroom, to discuss the problem. He didn't want to do any online chats - he was adamant.

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