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C J Mackey

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Member since: Apr 17, 2012

C. J. Mackey is a working mother of three, balancing a full time career while taking an active role in her children's lives. She has an advanced degree in engineering and over twenty years making technology decisions for fortune 500 companies. She has always been passionate about writing and started contributing to Yahoo! Voices in December 2010.

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Having three children with ADHD is challenging on a daily basis. Add the excitement of a planned vacation into the mix and things can quickly spiral out of control. As parents we have been lucky

Health & Fitness> Disability l 2 years ago

Every child at some point will be the target of unwanted attention from someone at school. But does having ADHD make your child a stronger magnet for bullying behavior? Unfortunately, the fact that

Health & Fitness> Disability l 2 years ago

Stimulants such as Concerta, Adderall, and Vyvanse may be the answer to the prayers of a parent with an ADHD child when it comes to focus and attention, but the side effects that they introduce can

Health & Fitness> Developmental Disabilities l 2 years ago

If your child has been diagnosed with ADHD, regardless of what form of treatment you choose to undergo, one thing you must do is start to educate your school and teachers on how best to work with

Health & Fitness> Developmental Disabilities l 2 years ago

You've been offered a free piano, but should you take it? For most parents searching for a piano for the first time, a free piano sounds too good to be true. And often, that's exactly what it is.

Self Improvement> Coaching l 2 years ago

For many aging seniors who are starting to need extra help, moving in with your children is not a viable or desired option. Unfortunately, sometimes parents and children do not want to think about

Home & Family> Elder Care l 2 years ago

The decision to give your child ADHD medication is a difficult and personal one. By no means is it the only choice, but it's a decision that should be carefully considered before you accept or reject

Health & Fitness> Developmental Disabilities l 2 years ago

Whether you enjoy a picturesque stroll on wide trails, or more challenging rock climbs over a network of paths that jut out around the lake, the grounds at Mohonk Mountain house offers beautiful

Travel & Leisure> Hiking Backpacking l 2 years ago

Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child became my favorite authors when I started reading Relic, a horror/thriller set at the American Museum of Natural History. Douglas Preston worked at the Museum as a

Book Reviews> Mysteries Thrillers l 2 years ago

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