Comparing Apples and Oranges

If your child has ADHD, or some other exceptionality, is it fair to compare them to “normal” children? I’m gonna go off on one of my weird tangents here. I have issues.  But you already knew that, right? The other night we had dinner with some friends. Watching my son play a game of Boggle with […]

From Conflict to Calm

  It started on a Monday morning. I had one of those cortisol-induced parenting moments. You know the kind, when you shout or otherwise lose control of yourself in the course of trying to go about your day. I am sure you also know the feeling of guilt and/or shame that often follows it. I […]

ADHD Is Not An Excuse

My friend Kerri recently put up this post. Which made me think I should update my own. Thanks Kerri! Every so often I hear someone use ADHD as an excuse for some action or behavior they regret.  The people that say this type of thing often do not have ADD.  And if they do there are […]

11 Things I Love About Raising A Boy

This is an updated post. I thank my lucky stars every day that I have a boy. When I am around little girls I feel a bit uncomfortable. Sometimes I think if I had a daughter my brand of crazy would be even more pronounced, and it would start to rub off on her. 11 […]

6 Dynamic Tools for Living with Adult ADHD

I have this little Facebook group. We talk about almost every topic under the sun in our group from mood swings to our significant others to our children. What I love about us is that we help each other work through day-to-day issues without judgment. Aside from the “no judgment” zone I also value is […]

Book Review: Raising Human Beings

This was not a sponsored post – but I did receive two free copies of Raising Human Beings. I will be doing a giveaway with my second copy.   As I began reading this book I was dreading the review. Not because I didn’t enjoy the book, but because I thought it was simply an […]

ADHD Women: A Study in Contrast

I have a predilection for living a life of extremes. From the outside it appears I conduct my life rather haphazardly. Having a conversation with me is a bit like talking to the Mad Hatter. I change subjects a lot. I get excited when talking about something I am passionate about, and I talk really […]