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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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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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25 Funny White Elephant Gifts for Your Inner Child [Less the $20 Each]

So your family or friends is throwing a Holiday party. White Elephant gift style.  No worries, I’ve got you covered. And for less than $20 each! I’ve listed 25 of my favorite funny white elephant gifts for your inner child, or the coworker you hate.  Sitting across from my boyfriend the other day: “What are …

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How to Follow Through on Your Goals When You Have Mental Illness

Struggling to follow through on your goals is something I am well versed and could likely write a book about.  “How to not finish anything…ever.” could be the title and it could walk you through how I’ve started and stopped at least half a dozen projects in my seeming short life.  But in learning why …

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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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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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75 Sure Fire Ways to Entertain Your ADHD Child This Summer

A Summer Bucket List for the ADHD Child! Every year when school days come to an end, a new mantra enters our household: “I’m Bored!” My kids repeat it until they are blue in the face. At least, they did until last year when I learned the secret to keeping that lovely boredom germ out …

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How to Organize Your Life When You Have ADHD

Living with ADHD comes with some fantastic strengths and life-defining weaknesses. Symptoms such as impulsiveness, lack of ability to focus and short-term memory problems can wreak havoc on our lives, especially as parents. Over the last year, I have honed in on a few out-of-the-norm ways I overcome my ADHD symptoms and the lovely chaos they bring. …

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