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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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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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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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