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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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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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how to follow through on your goals even with mental illness. Help with Goal achieving with ADHD. Lacy Estelle, Mothering the Storm.

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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