Product Review: Make Over Your Mornings

As a whole, those of us with ADHD have trouble with routines. Sometimes we get bored and start to deviate from our planned routines. Other times we have issues putting together a routine to begin with. And then some of us just despise feeling like we are obligated or “supposed to” do anything. I get […]

What’s The Point Of Homemaking?

A study done a couple years ago claimed that the services of a stay-at-home parent are worth upward of $100,000 per year. SOURCE  This estimation is probably accurate. Without factoring in childcare as part of one’s homemaking responsibilities, it takes a lot just to manage a home. Almost all of the websites I have found […]

Turn Your Parenting Weaknesses Into Strengths

Every single mom I know has asked herself at some point, “am I doing a good job?” Sometimes the question goes more like, “omg am I screwing up my kid?” If you have complete confidence in your parenting abilities then I suppose you can stop reading now. The rest of us will continue to read […]

Want To Know How It Feels To Have ADHD?

Like anything else, ADHD is individual. We all experience varying degrees and types of symptoms. If you have ADHD over the course of your lifetime, which most of us do, the symptoms actually change as your age and your circumstances do. For most neurotypical people ADHD is hard to understand. It seems like we are […]

Body Doubling: The ADHD Tool We Should All Be Using

According to author Patricia Quinn, MD, “A body double is someone who sits with a person with ADHD while they perform tasks that are difficult to accomplish alone.” SOURCE Need to get more done?  (don’t we all?) I was first introduced to the concept of body doubling by Jennie Friedman in her private group Reach […]

When ADHD Runs In The Family

For almost a year now I have been airing my family’s dirty laundry on here, basically advertising to the world that my whole darn family has ADHD. I have it.  My younger brother has it.  I am 90% sure my son has it.  At least one of my uncles has it.  You get the picture….. […]

How To Accept Your Child’s Diagnosis

WTH is normal, anyway? Based on conversations I have had with other moms, we all have moments where we wonder if we have done something wrong. Have the Gods cursed us? Are we bad mothers? When my son screams at me in public, or verbally threatens his kindergarten teacher I want to sink into the […]

Book Review: The Whole-Brain Child

I decided to do this review on video for a change of pace. Let me know what you think. Book Review: The Whole-Brain Child   So that is my book review of The Whole-Brain Child! Definitely think it is worth a read if you are always looking to improve your parenting. Here is my affiliate […]

Your Guide To Emotional Management With ADHD

  People with ADHD feel emotions more intensely than others. Source Emotional management is not something you are born with. Most of us develop social/emotional coping skills throughout our childhood and into our early 20’s. But for those with ADHD this ability to regulate our emotions seems to be somewhat inhibited. It was always easier […]