Thanks for your prayers. Today, the tics are not as bad. The tics are still there, and Silas is still behaving wildly and extremely impulsively, but it’s better than yesterday.
It’s the impulse-control issues that are so difficult for me to handle. When a child is behaving erratically and cannot seem to exercise self-control, even when corrected or re-directed or punished or (fill in the blank — I think I’ve tried it all), it is frustrating. I feel totally out of control and helpless. Not to mention what everyone around must be thinking about my parenting skills and why my child is acting so unruly! The Lord sure is working on my obsession about what other people think! Talk about humbling!