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posted: Monday August 8th - 2:31pm
“I Turned My Son into a Lean, Mean Cleaning Machine”
I learned that the power of touch takes the anger out of my child when I ask him to do chores.
posted: Tuesday July 5th - 11:31am
My Tantrum-Taming Recipe
Start with calmness and add generous amounts of sympathy and connection, and perhaps you can stop the screaming in its tracks.
posted: Wednesday June 22nd - 9:30am
“I’m Sick of My ADHD! There, I Said It!”
Ever want to shout out “ADHD sucks”? I do sometimes, and I did last week. Now I feel better.
posted: Tuesday May 17th - 3:59pm
Post Office-itis: Dealing with Government Authority Makes ADHDers Anxious, Sweaty, and Scared
Why does getting a passport, social security card, or mailing a box to a relative strike terror in my ADHD heart?
posted: Thursday May 5th - 9:30am
The Hardest Part of ADHD for My Family and Me
Spin the wheel and pick a challenge. You never know exactly what it’s going to be that day.
posted: Wednesday April 20th - 9:30am
“I Was a Screw-Up, a Moral Failure! I Couldn’t Have ADHD!”
An ADHD diagnosis can rock your world. Accepting the diagnosis as an adult can turn your world upside down.
posted: Saturday April 2nd - 9:30am
Forget Meds! Shopping at Target Is the Best Therapy for ADHD Moms
I came in for toilet paper and a few other items and left with a tab of $243.80. I had the time of my life.
posted: Thursday March 31st - 11:40am
Help Wanted: We Can't Ignore the ADHD Girls in the Corner Any Longer
We need to find and tell ADHD girls that they aren’t lazy, screw-ups, or moral failures. Then they can start to heal—and thrive.
posted: Friday March 4th - 1:09pm
OMG! I Finally Had “The (ADHD) Talk” with My Son
Now that I explained ADHD to Blaise, I have to keep reminding myself not to fly off the handle when it rears its head.
posted: Tuesday February 23rd - 2:56pm« All Together ADHD
5 Ways ADHD Makes Me the Best, Rudest, Most Caring, Totally Frustrating Friend You'll Ever Have
I'm loyal. I'm funny. I've got ADHD. It makes me who I am. But it can also make me seem uncaring, self-centered, or downright ditzy to new friends. Here's what I wish they knew.
Dear Prospective Parent Friend, Congratulations! We’ve made tentative moves toward genuine friendship. You seem sane. Our kids are potential playmates. You hold no over-the-top offensive religious, political, or societal beliefs. If you do have them, you’ve hidden them very well. We have some things in common, like persistent exhaustion. You seem like someone who could develop into a person who might help me clean my house,...
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