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One iOS App that will make your ADHD Parenting Life Easier

It seems that diagnosis of your child’s ADHD is only the tip of the iceberg when it compares to what comes after. Parenting strategies. Therapy appointments. Medication reviews (if you decide to try medication). Not to mention diet changes for naturally treating ADHD, as well as informing your child’s school. Where do we even begin …

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How to Keep Your Car Clean as An ADHD Mom, Car Cleaning Tips, Messy Car management, Hacks for Clean cars

If You Get Gas, You Can Keep Your Car Clean as an ADHD Mom

ADHD Mom scenario, Picture this: You’re a mom with two kids with ADHD. You also have ADHD yourself. Mess follows you everywhere you go. It’s in your car, in your home, in your kitchen, in your hair! And the truth is, you don’t even know how it starts! Your children attend a mostly parent-transport school. …

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ADHD diagnosis questions, Questions to ask your Doctor about ADHD, Lacy Estelle, Mothering the Storm

9 ADHD Diagnosis Questions You Don’t Want to Forget

Drawing a blank on what to ask your doctor about your ADHD diagnosis? Not to fear, I’ve written out nine questions you may or may not want to ask your psychologist, psychiatrist or neurologist, before you leave your appointment. Whether you’ve known for a while, you have ADHD or have received a formal ADHD diagnosis …

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Medication for ADHD, Lacy Estelle, Mothering the Storm, The Truth about Medication for ADHD and Our Surprising Results

The Truth About Medication for ADHD and our Surprising Results

The road that led us to medication for ADHD was long and winding.  There I was, sitting across from a child Psychiatrist. Every question I thought I had suddenly missed from my forethought.  “So, how will we know if it’s helping?” Shakily my words left my mouth.  Looking back, I applaud the patience my son’s …

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Books for Kids with ADHD, ADHD Books, Lacy Estelle, Mothering the Storm

6 Clever Books for Kids with ADHD that Your Child Will Love

When it comes to helping our kids understand their own brains, words can be few. Books for Kids with ADHD can be a lifesaver.  “Your brain is different.” Sounds vague. “You think differently than others…” Doesn’t everyone? “You have a mental disorder…” Ouch.  When dealing with mental illness, all kinds, self-awareness is key. It’s important …

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An Answer to the Struggle of the ADHD Sleep Time Routine

How important is the time after you put your children to sleep? If you are like me, or most ADHD parents you answered that question with another: “What time?” As in, we never have time after the kids are in bed because bedtime takes forever. Between restlessness, ADHD insomnia and the rebound effects of stimulant …

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