I hate to admit this but there is a war being fought in my house right now. It is a power struggle over the use of electronic devices (I have such a love/hate relationship with electronics). I'm sure this is a battle that is familiar to many of you.
I love making little holidays special for my family. In all honesty I think I like it even more than the big hitters like Christmas and birthdays because there isn’t all the pressure and high expectations. With my new focus on raising a healthy family touched by ADHD, I was worried about our old traditions.… Continue reading How to Revamp St. Patrick’s Day for ADHD
I started my blog at ADHDaze.com 5 months ago as an extension of my ADHD awareness campaign. I have loved diving in deeper to the world of ADHD to better help my family and share our story in hopes that it also will inspire others on this same journey. Now I am at a cross… Continue reading Help Me Help You
I'm very excited to introduce my first guest post from my friend Deborah over at Raising The Blinds: Many of us dread exercising, even though we know it is a proven method to get us in to shape. (Raise your hand if you feel like patting yourself on the back following 15 minutes on the treadmill.… Continue reading Exercise Your ADHD Brain! (Guest Post)
If you do a google search for ADHD, half the results will come back with some natural treatment. Do these really work? I am more of a show me the scientifical proof mom than let’s kneel by our bed and prey type...but to each their own. I’m making no judgements here. The truth is we… Continue reading Natural Remedies for ADHD, Do they Work?
All I Want for Christmas It’s kind of a classic Christmas wish right? Well 2 years ago guess what was on the top of my daughter’s list? Yep, a puppy. The thought of adding another creature to my already chaotic house was more than I could process. I was already drowning with the responsibility of… Continue reading How our Dog Became Therapy for ADHD
So there you are…walking out of the pediatricians office (and if you are anything like me) with tear-stained cheeks and a heavy heart having just heard that your precious child has ADHD. Our journey to get here was a long one but if your path was shorter..consider yourself lucky. Now you can start thinking about what’s… Continue reading How to Build a Community of Parents just like You and Why You Need One
Our Diagnosis Story I’m not quite sure where to start because looking back now over the past 10 years of my daughter’s life there are so many warning signs but when you are in the thick of parenting ADHD warning signs can also look like normal childhood. As an infant Pickles (no of course that's… Continue reading Do You Question the ADHD Diagnosis?
Is mealtime stressful in your house? I hate to admit but most of the time it is at mine. I have visions (ok probably more like delusions) of us all sitting peacefully around the table eating a healthy meal that I so lovingly prepared for my family. The reality looks something a little bit more… Continue reading Now You Can Feed Them ADHD Friendly Foods and Have Them Coming Back for More
ADHD awareness month When my daughter was diagnosed with ADHD over 3 years ago I didn't know where to turn. It was one of those things that everyone swept under the rug but at the same time it was eating me up inside. I could tell my daughter was hurting. Why was it ok for the… Continue reading Why I started blogging about ADHD