Month: March 2022

ADHD and ODD: Why They’re Diagnosed Together

[ad_1] Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that is characterized by impulsive and hyperactive behaviors and/or inattentive behaviors. Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is a behavior disorder marked by behaviors, particularly those directed towards authority figures, that are uncooperative, defiant, negativistic, irritable, and deliberately annoying. While they are separate conditions, they often occur …

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Youtuber opens up about solo parenting, finding love again and her blended family

[ad_1] by Laura Cummins | March 29, 2022 Louise Pentland is not one to shy away from being open and honest about the trials and tribulations of motherhood. Louise Pentland reveals that she found solo parenting hard and lonley / Photo credit: Belle PR Finding internet fame through her parenting Youtube channel, she has an …

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Autism Masking Can Harm Kids’ Mental Health — Here’s How

[ad_1] Feeling like you must hide a major part of yourself can be exhausting, frustrating, and demoralizing. But many autistic people report regularly feeling the need to mask (or “camouflage”), purposefully adopting “neurotypical” behaviors to blend in and avoid discrimination or other mistreatment. What Is Autism Masking and Why It Matters To some, camouflaging to …

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Here’s why I got my 5-year-old’s ears pierced at a tattoo & piercing studio

[ad_1] “What music do you like? Taylor Swift?” I’m at an east-end Toronto tattoo studio, but the question isn’t for me. It’s aimed at my 5-year-old daughter, who is here to get her ears pierced. I giggle nervously and say that Elmo is more up her alley. Minutes later, “Elmo’s Song” is playing throughout the …

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Readers Write: Minnehaha Falls, CEO pay, train crews, learning gaps, Iran nuclear deal, home prices

[ad_1] On the cover of the March 23 Minnesota section was a majestic picture of our ice-sheathed, rushing, tumbling Minnehaha Falls (“Snow, rain lifted much of Minn. ought of drought”). That white PVC sewer pipe visible in the upper right corner of the photo cannot be unseen. It is much worse when viewing the falls …

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