So Basically, last month I made this decision which is to lessen up my screen time so I can give more time to my son. And I am happy to say that I made it, but sad to say the decrease in my earnings are literally visible. Since I can no longer read articles that much, the green baby also stop visiting me. I think he didn't visit me for the whole one week. It's sad and it's makes me feel demotivated, but who am I to complain? My efforts aren't enough to get appreciation from him, so I must say that's okay. Because you know,the lessen you engage, the lessen you earn, that's how fairly things work here and I know that.
Then as I have said, the plan was only made because I wanna take good care of my son, and I can monitor his health too. If you could still remember, last month he got some rashes and he also gets sick. Guilt is killing me that time, and I can't help not to blame myself because of what happened to him. Well that's the thing that all concerned mother can't be avoided, I mean the guilt and self blaming. So I told myself that I should focus on him first, since he is my prime priority.
But honestly, my concerns are not just about my sons health but basically it is also about his development and growth. His growing and I must pay attention to his development as well.
So lately I noticed about my sons behaviour. I mean his hyper activeness. He is so much active, and he is unstoppable to the point that he's even getting hurt. All day and night he always wanted to play. Seems like he doesn't feel tired even after the whole day of playing, because even at night, he won't sleep early, and that's makes me worried. Hmmmm overthinking of it's finest isn't it?
Moreover since I found his behaviour weird. I mean I found his hyperactiviness seems too much to me, I did a research. Just to get some awareness, you know? So I read and I learn from different sources about toddlers behaviour, until I learned about this thing called ADHD (Attention deficit hyperactivity Disorder). The information about this disorder, for somehow bring worries to me. Because who wouldn't?
Though some sources says that it is normal for his age to be active, I'm still worried. Well I know for somehow that at his age, he's at this stage where he wants to try everything. Like he is starting to discover new things and develop new skills, and so he always feel excited. At his age it is also normal for him to have more energy and so I shouldn't worry that much.
But there is a BUT! We all know that too much is not okay anymore. And according to some sources, if the hyper activeness of a toddler is become too much, then it can be possibly diagnosed as a disorder.
Most frequent ask question.
Can a 2 year old have ADHD?
Some children exhibit signs of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) as young as 2 (and, in some cases, even earlier)
So as a parent I should pay attention. I mean I should be aware with his behaviour, so I would know if when is the right time for me to get worried and when is the right time to consult the expert's.
Honestly I am not just an overthinker here, but literally I am just a concerned mother.
Anyway, I am also aware that some people might think that I am just over reacting here. You might also think that I am just stressing myself by doing so, i mean by over thinking, and that's fine. You can judge me as much as you can, I am just more on awareness than neglecting.
Furthermore, in one whole month with my observations to my sons behaviour, I can say that he is not developing any kind of disorder. It's just his energetic and it's normal to his age. It is also important that he have enough rest to avoid hyperactiviness and I must also be aware with his food intake as well, because sugary foods can possibly also make him super active and so no to sugar.
As a parent my child's growth is also part of my responsibility, and so I must also pay attention with his milestone. It is also important that I can properly guide him and I am giving him enough attention and support so he can develop new skills that may help him grow and he grows up healthy as well .
And that's the real reason why I have to lessen up my screen time. I have to focus on my child's development and growth. It's not just I am being lazy 😂. And as you all know, I am a solo parent right now, and actually parenting an active toddler is also tiring and so when the day ends my energy was drained as well. So writer's block always occur.
This is all for now and thank you for reading.
All the information contained herein this blog, are solely based on my own thoughts and opinions only. I am not encouraging my readers to believe in my words and so they must have their own research to understand more. This blog is intended for awareness purposes only.
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