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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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There’s No Way I have ADHD! To the Woman In Denial

5 Signs of ADHD in Women Six years ago, I sat across from my social working clinician Mother while she read this giant book titled Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, a guidebook to diagnosis and treatment By Russell Barkley. As she’s reading, I ask “ADHD? Isn’t that just made up?” Yes. Me. ADHD advocate. ADHD mom. …

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The Truth About Why Your ADHD Kid Behaves at School But Not For You

“My ADHD kid behaves at school but comes home and is a tyrant!” “How come my ADHD kid can behave for his teacher/coach/other parent but not me?” It’s been asked, I imagine since ADHD became a valid diagnosis for childhood behavior problems. How come your ADHD kid behaves at school but has meltdowns at home? …

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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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Act 3 of Circumstance Overcomer

Act 3: Teenage-Mother-College-Dropout-Single-Mother-Toxic-Relationship-House-Fire-Circumstance Overcomer.

There must be something therapeutic in retelling your most embarrassing moments. Act 3 of my life is comprised of some of my most embarrassing moments. Some of my most “look like a stupid-girl” moments. But what about that girl still feeling stupid and stuck? What about that girl who feels like she can never get …

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