Category Archives: Adoption

I don’t sleep well anymore… I Snore. Do I have Sleep Apnea? Do I need a CPAP Sleep Machine?

Sleep: I find it pretty frustrating that something I’ve done every day for my entire 42 years of life could be something that I continually get worse at doing well. Why is it so hard to sleep? Why don’t I sleep well? If I practiced shooting free throws for 8 hours per day for 42

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bedroom converted to therapy room for hyperactive child

Active Therapeutic Sensory Bedroom for our Angry, Hyperactive Child (ODD & ADHD)

My son is and always has been very energetic.  When he was 1-2 years old, anyone that took care of him, be it a nanny, a sitter, or a daycare worker would be sure to let us know.  Early on, the nicer caregivers politely termed him as being “very busy.”   Then it was “strong-willed.”  As

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helping my hyperactive son learn to read using swing movement therapy

How I Help My Angry Hyperactive 5 Year Old Learn To Read (ODD & ADHD)

While my son is still a bit too young to be officially diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), he has been officially diagnosed by a licensed child neuro-psychologist as having ODD (Oppositional Defiant Disorder).  The psychologist has also indicated that the ADHD diagnosis is likely to come as he enters school age (he is

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InYard Therapy Swing Box Contents

InYard Therapy Swing Review (& Hammock Chair Swing Stand)

My wife and I adopted our (nearly) 5 year old son from the Clark County foster care system here in Las Vegas.  Once I figure out how I want to write publicly about our experience as foster and now adoptive parents (i.e. what to make public and what to keep private), I’ll be writing more

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