People who equate truth with fact are missing the point.

Is there any such animal?

So it seems to me, as an avid reader of blogs big and small, that most of them have a topic. There are a gazillion blogs that are about the family of the writer, of course, but there are blogs about politics, weight loss, home remodeling, books, etc., ad infinitum. I like all those . . . → Read More: Is there any such animal?

Brain, Child

The winter issue of Brain, Child has not hit the stands yet, but subscribers must have gotten it this week (I haven’t even seen it myself, yet!). The response I’ve gotten so far to the article I wrote, titled “Love With Teeth”, has been positive and heartbreaking.

I anticipated (an am still braced for) . . . → Read More: Brain, Child

Carterisms…

Ever since he learned to talk, Carter has made some of the most interesting observations about the world and found fabulous ways to describe them. Our favorite is something he said when he was 3. He talked about the “blue dark”, which he said was different from “black dark”. Blue dark is, of course, . . . → Read More: Carterisms…

Maybe there’s more info to be had…

I just had a very interesting conversation with Carter’s therapist that gave me new hope for more information about what it is that’s causing all of Carter’s difficulties.

To back up a little, we knew almost from birth that Carter was different. The first clue was that he cried all the time (seriously, all . . . → Read More: Maybe there’s more info to be had…

Genetic Basis for Pediatric Bipolar

This research is fascinating. Researchers have found some evidence in animal studies that the genes that control circadian rhythms may be associated with bipolar disorder, particularly pediatric bipolar. I’m looking forward to reading more research in this area. The theory certainly maps to my experience of Carter’s illness.

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