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When Kristen Caven’s son was diagnosed with attention deficit, inattentive type, she had no doubt about where he'd gotten the gene. She writes about her creative and comedic ADHD family, being a patient mother with a brain built for speed, and her sudden enrollment in what she calls “ADD School.”
posted: Tuesday August 19th - 11:04am
"You’re Not ADD (Part 2): You’re Befuddled"
I never realized my ADD roots until I had a concussion.
When the Mini Cooper left an imprint of its license plate in the bumper of my Prius, the insurance company said it was still a low-speed accident, and I couldn’t really be that hurt. Even my doctor dismissed the possibility of a concussion, despite that bang my headrest gave me on the back of my head, messing up my upper neck pretty good. Three weeks later, Enzo...
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posted: Tuesday July 29th - 9:23pm
"You're Not ADD: You're a Blonde"
The things for which ADHD is so easily dismissed. Getting a diagnosis as an adult was harder than I thought.
posted: Tuesday July 22nd - 7:34pm
Surprise! Your child is different! Welcome to a different country...throw your roadmap away!
posted: Wednesday July 16th - 1:59pm
In the Mood for a Funk?
Living with RSD -- the soul-sucking downside of ADHD -- the special funk of ADHD.
posted: Wednesday June 18th - 9:08am
Like Son, Like Mother?
No need to wonder where my son's attention issues came from. This apple fell from my tree.
posted: Friday May 30th - 1:28pm
Keep Calm and Carry On
How we learned to stop worrying and “C” our way through anxiety.
posted: Tuesday April 29th - 9:52am
The Forklift of Love
posted: Monday April 21st - 10:39am
The Thing That Would Not Sleep
posted: Monday March 31st - 11:24am
We're Driven by Attention — Not Lacking It
Understanding the sparkly flipside of ADD.
posted: Friday March 21st - 11:12am« Life in the Fast Brain
Electronic Attention Suckers
Every family struggles with ways to manage this generation’s darn distracting devices. Here’s our best trick for keeping video games from taking over our teen's life.
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