Brandy - posted on 07/26/2013 ( no moms have responded yet )
Im a 29 yr old mom of a 7 year old son with ied and odd. It started when he was 3 and the dr told me he had bi-polar mood disorder and symptoms of adhd at the age of 4. He was having scream fits, slamming doors, and doing mean things to his siblings. It got worse and worse as the years went by... I had a feeling he wasnt bi-polar bc he would act like a perfect child when my husband was home and acts horrible with me. So just recently we had him admitted to a childrens hospital and the dr dignosed him with odd and ied. Said its a faze he will soon out grow. I have serve Anxiety and i believe he has it as well. He had his first panic attack this past june. I know ive spoiled him a lot hes my first born and i love him soo much. His biological dad walked out on him when he was a small baby so it was logan and i for a couple of years until i met my husband and im so blessed he accepted logan as his own and has been helping me raise him. My husband works offshore 21/21 so for 3 weeks its me alone with our kids. I know logan is a good kid bc he can be so sweet and loving at times and hes beyond smart. I have no family that lives close to me..and now im down to no one to talk too. Im scared to bring him around ppl bc i dont want them to think different of him and never want him to play with their kids if he misbehaves. There are so many things i want to give him and take him but i dont want to reward bad behavior. Ive taken things away, we spanked him, time out, you name it we tried it. Hes in therapy and takes medicine. I sometimes feel like its my fault hes like this bc i did spoil him too much and didnt discipline him enough bc he only acts like this with me and with my husband its yes sir does what he told etc. with me its a fit and im too tired or i dont want too. Im just a tired mom who wants my son to be able to do anything he wants in life and not be judged or held back. Pls no negative comments. Im just asking for advice and someone to talk too.