Being A Bipolar Mother with a Bipolar Child

There is this moment in motherhood where you know you’ve screwed up. You know it the moment it happens, when the words leave your mouth. “Listen you little brat, stop acting this way! I swear to God I’ll ground you for life!”  “You don’t love me!” “You’re right…” voice dripping with sarcasm no ten year […]

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Bipolar In Children and Anger Issues

I hate Monday’s and no it’s not because I’m like Garfield. It’s because Monday’s for us consist of turmoil, raging, tantrums, yelling, emotional boundaries being broken or hidden and having to sit and watch while our son struggles leaving us feeling utterly helpless. Trace has always had trouble with Monday’s. Transitioning from the weekend has […]

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How to Discipline your Bipolar Child

It is not my son’s fault he has Bipolar Disorder. Β That being said, it never fails that when he does something wrong, something he knows he shouldn’t be doing or saying or acting a specific way he knows is going to get him into trouble. His reaction is not one of a “Typical child”, which […]

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