The Struggles With Bipolar in a Child #bipolar #parents #kids

My Aj being diagnosed with a mood disorder/bipolar at such a young age makes sense to me because I have witnessed him having a mood issue since the day he was born. My ex husband and I always said that Aj had one emotion, “anger”, that is how he has been all of his life. Each time we get a medication, things are decent for a little while and then bam, all of a sudden he is off kilter and it’s a fight to even get him to put his own boots on. That is the stage I have been […]

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Bribing … Consider it a Reward For Good Behavior

I was texting with a friend the other day and bribing came into play during our topic of discussion. To me, I have never done bribing, I don’t think so. To me this means your child is learning that they are only “good” if they are getting something in return, however, when you are talking about a defiant or non-compliant child, bribing will come into play with a way to encourage good behavior. To me the word bribing isn’t the right word, to me rewarding is the correct term to use. Basically when you are dealing with a non-compliant child […]

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