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Transitions

Its been awhile since I touched on RAD so I thought I would share.  We see RAD everyday in every way and its not just “normal kid behavior”.  RAD (Reactive Attachment Disorder) is a common condition of adopted children or children who … Continue reading

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Stressed is Desserts spelled backwards

Well my hiatus from my blog was twofold:  #1 the RAD in our house was running rampant.  It was all consuming and exhausting.  #2 I was stressed to the point of making brownie batter and eating it with a spoon … Continue reading

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a Crappy Day

As I lay in bed this morning in a sleep deprived haze I hear ruckus and unfortunately look at the clock.  Its 5:40a and I went to bed at 2a after working in an ER that was busier at 1a … Continue reading

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I see RAD

Ever since we discovered RAD and its signs and symptoms I feel like the kid from the Sixth Sense but instead of seeing dead people, I see RAD.  All the time, everwhere I turn.  As a mom of a RADling, … Continue reading

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a RAD-eriffic party

For most people a party is a fun time.  Whoo Hoo!  Lets celebrate something.  Lets get together, hang out, enjoy each others company and eat some food.  That’s what we have been doing for about a week now during this Holiday … Continue reading

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and thus it begins

Its the first “real” day of Winter Break and I woke up to one in the corner, two at the table looking at me and one wandering aimlessly.  And thus it begins.  Winter Break.  The time where family and fun … Continue reading

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Healing does happen Part II

Just as Tammy had a breakthru with her RADling something happened here last night that was a bit out of the ordinary as well.  Pavel had a bad dream.  Now this in itself is nothing new to anyone, kids have … Continue reading

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Healing does happen

A reminder that healing does happen.  (from my friend and fellow RAD MOM, Tammy) The holidays are here. Just as we were coming out of Thanksgiving weekend, which means schedule changes for our RADling (4-day weekend) and social angst for … Continue reading

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their life

Lately we’ve had an expodential increase in RAD behavior from our classic RADlings.  One is so classic you could use him to study RAD, write a book on classic RAD and sell the movie rights.   We can ALMOST predict when … Continue reading

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A letter for Teachers about RAD

Teacher Resources: Letter For Teachers  Overview of Reactive Attachment Disorder for Teachers If a parent has given you this to read, you are teaching a child with Reactive Attachment Disorder. The family of this child has apparently decided to share … Continue reading

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