Let me guess you have read everything on the internet about tic disorders and you have finally arrived here!
If you're a parent, then you know the feeling of wanting to do anything and everything to help your children. But sometimes we can make mistakes in our efforts that actually make it more difficult for them. This blog post will introduce some common parenting mistakes people often make when dealing with tic disorders.
Just ignore it! This is the standard answer we all get when it comes to our child's tics. It's antiquated or it' old as dirt and not an acceptable answer. Plus it is not helpful for parents who are trying to do everything they can to help their child who is struggling. There are actually steps you can take to help reduce your child's tic symptoms. Ignoring a tic is like ignoring an elephant in the room, right?
Dating Dr. Google. You know what I am talking about...I know you have been spending all your free time and late nights with Dr. Google. Searching...