I am getting daily, or every-other-daily calls and emails from his teacher, a friend of mine, who may read this blog from time to time. And I know she's frustrated too.
He did ask me five times, however, if he had to go back to school.
And now, we have some Ritalin, but no more answers than when we left for the doctors.
I never thought I'd be the parent to rely on Ritalin. But here we are, and suddenly, I'm feeling very guilty for passing silent judgement on those moms who give their kids Ritalin. I think I get it now.
This doesn't sound like a lot, I'm sure. But it's really taking up a lot of valuable mental real estate. And that stuff goes for a premium these days.
Last year, I asked his kindergarten teacher if Hoover was somewhere on the autism spectrum.