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Douglas Cootey, a single father to four daughters, works hard to meet the challenges of managing depression, ADHD, and chronic motor tic disorders. He describes his frantic but fun-filled life surrounded by his loving daughters as a “living sitcom.”
posted: Friday November 15th - 2:27pm
No One Wants to Live with the Hulk
The author realized, finally, he had to change his angry ways.
posted: Monday October 7th - 6:55pm
How My ADHD Anger Hurt My Marriage and Kids
Learn to manage your hot temper—note: medication will not fix it—before you drive everyone away.
posted: Wednesday September 4th - 11:56am
I Can’t Get on the Same Page as Everyone Else
Listen, write, and focus — all at the same time? That’s a bridge too far for this ADHD dad.
posted: Monday June 17th - 10:01am
ADHD and Adrenaline: Perfect Together?!
I’ve been late for my daughters’ teacher’s conferences; this time I was early—by a day.
posted: Friday May 10th - 10:30am
The Day I Over-Shared about My Daughters
There goes my ADHD again—speaking up before I could zip it up.
posted: Thursday April 18th - 6:21pm
I Remembered I Forgot (Just in Time)
A sleepless night playing catchup leads to deep thoughts on systems, structure, and staying organized with adult ADHD.
posted: Tuesday March 19th - 10:06am« All Blogs
Losing It over Losing My Wallet
Raising three daughters as a single dad is a challenge. Doing it with attention deficit is an ADDventure.
Life with ADHD can turn ordinary events into an adventure. This is especially true when something throws you off your routine. That can happen every other moment when you have ADHD. That is why I place my keys in the kitchen drawer, my eyeglasses on the shelf in my bedroom, and my wallet in my bureau -- always my bureau. So where was my wallet? The day...
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