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7 Things to Consider When Financially Planning for your Child

Sometimes, Mothering the Storm (Lacyestelle.com) accepts informative, creative and helpful guest posts. This post is a guest post, submitted by Valentina Wilson. Thank you for reading. How can a mother financially plan for her child’s future? You are a mom, and it takes a lot of courage to take up this responsibility and accept such …

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5 Things you need to stop saying to ADHD Parents, Judgemental Statements from people who don't understand ADHD, Lacy Estelle, Mothering the Storm, ADHD Parenting

5 Things You Need to Stop Saying to ADHD Parents

I’ve heard them all. The judgemental statements from people who don’t understand ADHD. And quite frankly they’re not helpful. People who have never parented an ADHD child make statements that are discouraging, frustrating, and cut deep on a personal level. If you are an ADHD parent, you’ve heard them too. But why do people feel …

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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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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?, Lacy Estelle, how to get out series, how to leave an abusive spouse.

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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Co-parenting during the holidays, how to survive holiday stress

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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