Mom Guilt Is Toxic. Here's How to Ditch It.

When you're a mother with ADHD, and you have a child with special needs, expectations — your own and other people's — can be your unraveling. Don't let mom guilt win. Instead, use these 8 strategies for find peace and happiness at home.

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Connect with your partner. It was easy to get swept up into the ADHD tornado at home. I learned to get away with my husband for a couple of hours for a dinner or a movie. It reduced stress, and it made all the difference in my attitude toward life -- and Mackenzie -- when I returned.

Get outside help. Think about hiring a professional organizer. I’ve used one a few times to clean up clutter in my daughter’s bedroom and organize my home office. It made a world of difference.

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