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Juniper Files: Signs & Symptoms of Pediatric Bipolar Disorder

So, you’re chillin’ in the check out line at Walmart when your darling little one starts throwing a tantrum of earth-shattering proportions. Suddenly you remember a fabulous post written by Moi and you wonder, “But how did she know?” I mean all kids throw tantrums and can act slightly psychotic at times, right? So, what…
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July 5, 2016 0

Get Over It, Mom!

When my daughter rages it can often feel like she’s out to kill me a personal attack. Some of the words she throws at me are so venomous and laden with hate they feel like physical blows. It’s so very hard not to get caught up in the storm. The desire to spit the hateful…
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June 21, 2016 4

Small World, Big Diagnosis

For years, when I would say “Aspergers,” people would just give me this sympathetic yet confused look. I would go on to say, “It’s on the autism spectrum,” and they would nod and understand a little better. They understood the words, at least. I don’t think many people outside of the “autism world” really understand…
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April 5, 2016 0
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