How To Overcome Perfectionism When You Have ADHD

**This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase I may be paid a small commission. This commission does not cost you anything. Did you know that women with ADHD can be, and often are, perfectionists!? I have been doing a startling amount of research lately on ADHD in women. I am reading books, […]

The Queen of Distraction – Book Review

One of my goals with this blog is to do the research for you so that you can more easily hone in on the information that is relevant to your life. I will periodically post book reviews on this blog as a way to bring attention to the writers, psychologists and other specialists that have […]

Lessons Learned in 2015

I am not big on New Years Resolutions. Probably because I don’t want to disappoint myself. In case you haven’t noticed, I am big on self-reflection. I think it helps us to realize our potential for change and growth. It also keeps us true to ourselves. Every year I write down the big changes or […]

Easing Into 2016

A while back I wrote a post about the the importance of establishing routines.. In that post I explained my reasons for so passionately backing the idea of schedules and routines for children. (And moms with ADHD.) I still subscribe to the opinion that children, and mothers, are more productive and peaceful when there are […]

The Healthy ADHD Gift List 2015

Generally I like to keep most of my topics on this board related, (at least a little) to parenting, humor and living with ADHD. But seeing as I just returned from Thanksgiving dinner I am in the mood to make a gift list.  Many of the suggestions on this list are perfect for girls with […]

Why I’m Only Having One Child

I am the mother of one child. Yes, I think about it and feel sad sometimes. Other times I thank my lucky stars that I stopped at one. People ask me all the time why I would choose to have an only child. As if it’s really any of their business anyway. It’s sort of […]

I Gave My Child ADHD

So yeah…I think I gave my child ADHD. When I originally wrote this post I felt guilty. It was the spring and he was struggling at school. I don’t feel as guilty anymore.  So… I thought that perhaps if I shared my new perspective it might help to alleviate the guilt some other parents feel […]

This Is Me Having A Meltdown

An honest to God ADHD crazy-head meltdown. As you may know, one of the less-attractive side effects of having ADHD is the occasional meltdown.  Generally, this happens to me about 4 times per year and it involves…well, everything about my life. Join me for this exciting adventure. <insert sarcasm> The post I wanted to write […]

6 Ideas To Supercharge Your Productivity At Work

I want to start with a story. My apologies – it’s just what I do. When I graduated from college for the first time in 2001 I took a job as an “executive trainee” for a large retailer. I had just come off a wonderful internship at an upscale luxury retailer. Lets just say that […]