As I trudged downstairs this morning half asleep I almost tripped over the pile of books and binders that surrounded my daughter's backpack. I give her credit because while messy at least all the school supplies made it to the right staging area for this morning's rush hour. Last night was one of those nights.… Continue reading How to Get the Homework Done and Still Like your Kid (Part 2)
"NOOOOOO" he screams from the top of his lungs while throwing his body to the floor. He gets up and starts to hit me. Not hard but just enough so that I know that he is mad. I take the abuse while giving him several warnings. If he doesn't stop he will eventually end up… Continue reading How to Get the Homework Done and Still Like your Kid (Part 1)
It's been a long week people and school pictures were just one amusing bump in the road. So I'm going to make this short but sweet. In an ideal world on picture day your sweet child would wake up and cheerfully put on the adorable outfit you so caringly laid out for him/her the night… Continue reading School Pictures and The Myth of the “Perfect Smile”
It's been pretty quiet at ADHDaze this week. I just wanted to send a quick check in to let you all know that I'm still here but I took some time to do something I rarely do....celebrate myself. Yesterday was my birthday. I'm not looking for attention but just wanted to use this as a… Continue reading Take Time to Celebrate Yourself
When Pickles was first diagnosed with ADHD 3 years ago, I had no clue what I was doing. I was like a police dog determinately sniffing for my next clue. Now that we have lived with this condition for a while I understand the evaluation process so much better and would like to share some… Continue reading Little Known Ways to get the Best ADHD Evaluation for Your Child
You want soooo badly for this school year to start off right. Your child suffers enough with the obstacles ADHD has thrown at him. What can you do to give him a fresh start? I know you don't have a lot of time because as I write this my littles will start school in less… Continue reading The Cheat Sheet, How to Prepare your ADHDer for Back to School
Instead of hammering out the worksheets from one of those Summer Bridging workbooks, my daughter and I have started working on our first Ebook. EEEK!! I'm so excited to share a glimpse with you. Prologue About 8 months ago I started a blog to break down the stigma of ADHD. In my very first post… Continue reading Announcing our Ebook with a Sneak Peek
Are you the parent of those kids that run up and down the aisles of the grocery store? Do you get the evil eye from the person in front of you at the theater, on an airplane or any other sort of seated public appearance? Are you worried about what the neighbors might think as… Continue reading How to Calm Crazy Kids and Feel Like a Good Parent
THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS. THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING ADHDaze I have such a love/hate relationship with summer. I love the warm nights hanging out by the pool. I love the break from homework and stresses of school. I love the family vacations. I hate the lack of structure and unpredictable schedule. I hate… Continue reading Can I Keep my Cool During Summer?
My husband and I are the epitome of the saying "ships passing in the night." And this night, about one year ago, was definitely one of those nights. I'm fuzzy about all the details of the day but what is ingrained into my memory was the moment I second guessed myself. My husband was out… Continue reading Pills, Inhalers, Vitamins…How to Keep it all Straight?