Anyone who has read any posts about Liam and his antics in the past couple of years knows that he is one rascally kid...and that's putting it lightly. This kid is in constant motion from the minute his eyes open in the morning until he finally collapses asleep at night. He is truly a two foot tornado destroying everything in his path and often putting himself in danger in the process.
We have a great pediatrician, and as much as I trust her opinion, I've avoided her suggestion that we consider giving him some medicine to help control his impulses for a long time. In my heart, I wanted to believe that giving him more language, more attention, more structure, more of...well, something that he would eventually mellow out. The thought of medicating him so young just felt wrong.
Well, we've given him sound and language and he's still all over the place. We've given him structure and he's still all over the place. We've given him attention and he's still all over the place. Are you seeing a trend here?
It's not so much that we mind him being all over the place. The bigger issue is that of safety. In the past few weeks alone,he has: