The 11 Super Powers of ADHD Children

Elsa Struwig (Owner, Elsa Struwig Centre for Trauma and Play Therapy) pointed out the following fantastic super powers of ADHD children. It reminded me that we do not think about this enough!! Here it is: #1:  They have boundless energy! People feed off energy. #2:  Creativity comes easy They make great artists, scientists and creativeContinue reading “The 11 Super Powers of ADHD Children”

A Special Needs Mom’s Prayer

Lord I come before you today You know my limits, those I forget about You know my strengths, those I use to cope, and also forget about Please help me remember WHO You made me to be Especially on those days when my arms feels like lead next to my body On those days whenContinue reading “A Special Needs Mom’s Prayer”

Guest Writer: Elmari Dreyer – When Your Grandchild Has Special Needs

I have three grandchildren of my own with special needs. For me it always was a dream to be a grandmother.  When my children were grown-up and got married, I could not wait for them to have kids so that I could become a granny.  I love babies and was always good with toddlers andContinue reading “Guest Writer: Elmari Dreyer – When Your Grandchild Has Special Needs”

What If… Your Special Parenting Journey is Your Highest Qualification for This Life?

Each one of us is traveling through this life with a certain mountaintop in mind. We have dreams which can come true and other dreams that most probably never will.  The important thing to remember about this journey is that the most significant parts are invisible.   In a world where achievement and success winContinue reading “What If… Your Special Parenting Journey is Your Highest Qualification for This Life?”

The Secret Struggles of an ADHD Parent

Dalene Reyburn wrote a blog a while ago.  The heading of the blog was: “Dear Special Needs Parent: I see you … “. Those words hit me like a fist in the gut. Who knew? Someone sees me and acknowledges me. Today I’d like to say: “Dearest parent of your amazing ADHD child … IContinue reading “The Secret Struggles of an ADHD Parent”