I’m Scared for my Black Son with Autism and ADHD

It has been a week since George Floyd was murdered.  This is the country we live in right now… when a Black person can be killed, their rights violated by the very people who have pledged to protect their communities.  Unfortunately, this is nothing new. Over the last several years and more recently within the…… Continue reading I’m Scared for my Black Son with Autism and ADHD

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The Homeschooling Chronicles: Here’s What I Learned in Weeks 1 and 2

For those of us who haven’t made the optional choice to home school, we now find ourselves in charted waters as we enter this world for the first time.  And if you are like me, you are also working from home during this time.  How are we to balance both responsibilities?  How are we to…… Continue reading The Homeschooling Chronicles: Here’s What I Learned in Weeks 1 and 2

Diagnosis Take 4: Is it ADHD, or…

…Just a lack of motivation Math sucks.   For me growing up, there was no way around it.  I hated math. It stressed me out and frustrated me.  I remember sitting in a full classroom feeling more alone because it seemed everyone always understood what was going on except for me.  I found ways to…… Continue reading Diagnosis Take 4: Is it ADHD, or…

The Teacher Is Calling

I am fortunate to have a few mom friends who have been an incredible support and blessing to me.  Having a solid mom tribe, even one with its members dispersed about, is incredibly important for continual encouragement during our toughest trials as mothers, and essential for celebrating with us our and our children’s biggest achievements,…… Continue reading The Teacher Is Calling

Could You Just Please Calm Down?

Sometimes, it’s something tiny.  Sometimes, it’s a little bigger.  But one of the missions of Davis INC.  is the management and prevention of the tantrum.  Now, I know that tantrums are quite normal, especially at the toddler/preschool age.  But in our home, it has turned into a  regular day-to-day occurrence; one that I have to…… Continue reading Could You Just Please Calm Down?

Feeling the Frustration- How to Handle the “I Can’ts”

It’s 9 am on a Thursday morning and my son is on the floor sulking.  He slept well the night before and ate a pretty well-balanced breakfast just an hour before.  So what on Earth in the middle of the summer could have gotten him into such a funk that his entire body ended up…… Continue reading Feeling the Frustration- How to Handle the “I Can’ts”