All posts by Lynn Adams

We Argue About Our Quirky Kid, And It Makes Us Better Parents

Most parents know what I mean by “quirky:” kids with diagnoses like ADHD or autism, or learning disabilities, or difficult temperaments or complicated early histories. Instead of using words like “mild” or “high-functioning,” I’ll say that these kids don’t necessarily need special schools. They can fit into the mainstream most of the time. My ten-year-old