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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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you're not a bad mom, Lacy Estelle, ADHD Parenting, mothering the storm

Dear Momma with the Difficult Child- You’re Not a Bad Mom.

Hey there Momma, I see you there, fighting with your child in the grocery store. Trying to stay calm as you wrestle with his flailing body. Over peanut butter none the less. I see you, getting red in the face as people stare, casting their judgment and assuming your lack of parenting skills to blame …

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Mornings less stressful with ADHD Kids, Lacy Estelle, Mothering the storm ADHD Help, ADHD parenting

How to Make Mornings Less Stressful with Your ADHD Child

Ready to make your mornings less stressful with your ADHD Child? So was I.  Once upon a time, I was a great mom. That was, except the hours from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 a.m. Those hours were reserved for most of my yelling, nagging, pulling-my-hair out moments of motherhood. My “If you don’t put your …

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9 of the Best and Worst Reasons being a Mom with ADHD is Unique

I’ve written my 10 funny symptoms of adulting with ADHD. It’s time for me to list out my favorite love-hate side effects of being a mom with ADHD.  Ready?  1. My Children have like…25 Tardies to school. Yepp, I’m admitting it.  My children are late to school WAY TOO MUCH. I thought every mother struggled …

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What Does The Bible Say About Toxic Marriages? [How to Get Out, How to Leave an Abusive Spouse]

What does the Bible say about Toxic Marriages? Well, nothing to concrete from what I found.  This is Part 6, and the final installment of the How to Get Out Series. You can also read: Part 1, Why She Stays Part 2, How to Hustle for Independent Money Part 3, How to Combat Broken Family Guilt …

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How To Triumph Over the Co-Parenting [w/ADHD] Holiday Burnout

Co-Parenting during the holidays burnout tips I have a confession to make.  After my divorce, shared parenting time, and the back and forth hustle of pick ups and drop offs sucked. The losing of shoes, hats, and coats to the other parents home sucked. But the thing that I found myself loathing the most about the …

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Overcoming Codependency in Your Toxic Relationship [How to Get Out Series, How to Leave an Abusive Spouse]

Overcoming CoDependency was one of, and still is one of the hardest things I have ever done. Nine years ago and nine months pregnant with my oldest son I ventured to find hope. A mere 18 years old, I put my car in park in front of an old church in Flint, Michigan. I was …

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This is ONE Powerful way to Build an ADHD Child’s Self-Esteem

When it comes time to build an ADHD Child’s self-esteem, nothing can work quickly enough.  Like throwing spaghetti at a wall, parents will put their child in every sport, musical lesson, and team building club imaginable in an effort to build an ADHD Child’s self-esteem.  Not all of them work. In fact, every ADHD child …

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How to Break Free and Overcome Gaslighting Manipulation [How to Get Out Series]

This Post; help Overcome Gaslighting; is Part 4 in a 6 Part In-Depth Series, titled How to Get Out, How to Leave an Abusive Spouse. You can read Part 1, [Why She Stays], Part 2 [How to Make Independent Money Fast] or Part 3 [How To Overcome the Broken Family Guilt When Divorce is Best].  …

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