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The Cheat Sheet, How to Prepare your ADHDer for Back to School

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

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How to Calm Crazy Kids and Feel Like a Good Parent

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

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Can I Keep my Cool During Summer?

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?

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Pills, Inhalers, Vitamins…How to Keep it all Straight?

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?

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A Mother’s Day Letter to a Mom of an ADHD Kiddo

Is this not the motherhood you had envisioned? Not the picture perfect life you aspired to? When you first held your baby in your arms, I bet you couldn't imagine the struggles you would face each day to just get your family out the door each morning.

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Exercise Your ADHD Brain! (Guest Post)

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)

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Do You Question the ADHD Diagnosis?

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?

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Why I started blogging about ADHD

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

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2 Obstacles to Enjoying the Holidaze

The holidays can be stressful and overwhelming to anyone but for those parenting a family with ADHD it's even more challenging.  I wanted to share some of the stumbling blocks we have faced in our family and my (sometimes failed attempts) to solve them. Impulse Control Most of us struggle with the urge to dive into… Continue reading 2 Obstacles to Enjoying the Holidaze