ADHD · Parenting

Here’s a Quick Way to Head Off Homework Headaches….Take 2

Homework …ugh Homework!!! It’s not a fun topic in any household but if you throw in ADHD or some other learning disability it can go from bad to worse. QUICKLY. I get it. My little guy is only 6 but already the homework headaches have begun. He has not been diagnosed with ADHD but we […]

ADHD · anxiety · Parenting

The Secret about Anxiety (and It’s Link to ADHD)

There's this really cool train museum not far from where we live.  Inside there's a kids area with the most elaborate train table setup I've ever seen.  About 5 years ago, when Pickles was only 5, we found ourselves there to meet a playgroup on a very rainy day.  The place was PACKED!!  Suddenly she… Continue reading The Secret about Anxiety (and It’s Link to ADHD)

ADHD · Parenting

10 Ways to Prepare for Your Road Trip: ADHD Style

We are about to take off for Spring Break. So ROAD TRIPS are on my mind. As a kid my parents would take us on epic road trips traveling all across the country for weeks on end. These always made for the best memories (and stories). I’m not sure my family is quite up to… Continue reading 10 Ways to Prepare for Your Road Trip: ADHD Style

ADHD · Parenting

Here’s a Quick Way to Head Off Homework Headaches

Homework …ugh Homework!!! It’s not a fun topic in any household but if you throw in ADHD or some other learning disability it can go from bad to worse. QUICKLY. I get it. My little guy is only 6 but already the homework headaches have begun. He has not been diagnosed with ADHD but we… Continue reading Here’s a Quick Way to Head Off Homework Headaches

ADHD · Parenting

Who Else Wants to Understand Why Your ADHD Kiddo Lies?

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.

ADHD · Holiday

How to Revamp St. Patrick’s Day for ADHD

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

ADHD · Uncategorized

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)

Therapy

Natural Remedies for ADHD, Do they Work?

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?