Quickie Lemon Cocktail Recipe

As you know I am most definitely NOT a food blogger. I cook because I have to feed my family. I like experimenting with new ingredients, but in general, simpler is better. Oh and I do not take pretty pictures the way food bloggers do. Anyway, I have been experimenting more with cocktails than I […]

Book Review: Ketchup is my Favorite Vegetable

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post but I was given a copy of this book for review.  I will sometimes refer to it as Ketchup.   “Mickey was the exact same child we’d had before the diagnosis.” This line is found on page 30 of Liane Kupferberg Carter’s family memoir Ketchup is my Favorite […]

Jumpstart Summer Learning with Play-Based Activities

This is a guest post from my partner-in-crime/fellow mommy/Facebook group admin….and she also saved my butt with this one. I was not keeping my ish together this week.  Thanks Lee-Anne! ———————————- Children with ADHD look forward to summer break even more than their peers. (I presume, I didn’t take a poll or anything.) After a […]

Authoritative Parenting When Mom Has ADHD Too

I recall as a teenager committing some infraction and being punished with a grounding and some type of lost privileges. My grounding may or may not have had something to do with a boy. At this point the details are fuzzy, but I was definitely in trouble for something. Grounding worked on me because I […]

Shame, Anxiety and Worthiness with ADHD

I am going through a Brene Brown phase. I know what you are thinking – “everybody likes Brene, Liz! You are not that special!” And you are correct. Everyone loves her work, including Oprah. But because I am always behind the curve I am just getting started. I picked up a copy of The Gifts […]

Book Review: The Explosive Child

I cannot recall how I first found this book by Dr. Ross Greene. I ordered it a while back but just opened it a few weeks ago. I ended up reading it over a couple of days. You see, I live with an “Explosive Child”. Well, sort of. We go in an almost cyclical pattern […]

How to Slash Your Grocery Budget Shopping Online

Disclaimer:  This is not a sponsored post but it does contain affiliate links.  Any purchases made directly support adoseofhealthydistraction.com   I recently launched my own little Meal Planning Service . Before that I wrote a couple posts about how I like to Budget and Plan Meals For My Family. While I am sharing my secrets, […]

Intermittent Fasting and ADHD

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post but it does contain affiliate links.  Any purchases from Amazon support this website.   The best way to explain how I use intermittent fasting is to explain the difference between two very trendy words: Fasting and Detoxifying Detoxifying involves removing wastes, chemicals and other icky stuff from our […]

My Struggle with Weight, Body Image and ADHD

Women with ADHD have a complicated relationship with food. Actually, most of the women I know have a complicated relationship with food. Sharing my story is part of my attempt to heal and be honest about my personal history. My Struggle With Weight, Body Image and ADHD I was in college and away from home, […]

How To Teach Flexible Thinking

Are you a flexible thinker? I am trying to be. Lets face it, those of us with ADHD often struggle with mental flexibility. I have been contemplating the idea of flexible thinking quite a bit lately. I first heard about this idea in reference to my son during our initial foray into play therapy. I […]