‘Embrace Your Weirdness’ and Other Things To Tell Your Children

Occasionally I have great ideas! And here’s one of them. These are things to tell your children about ADHD, things I wish my offspring understood, not only about their ADHD, but their other mental health …

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I Have ADHD, There It Is

I Have ADHD, There It Is

Hi. My name is Andrew, and I have ADHD. It’s not something I’ve always been comfortable saying nor always been willing to admit. But there it is. I’d like to take you on the journey …

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If I Could

If I Could Help It …

We’ve all been there. We’ve all experienced those people who feel that the cure for ADHD (and many other cognitive and mental health issues) is “Just don’t be that way!” And while those people are …

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Internal Dialogue

Shake Hands With Internal Dialogue

I have to admit … there are times when racing thoughts and internal dialogue have been so loud that they could have been voices in my head. Over the weekend I watched “The Devil’s Candy” …

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Sibling Rivalry

How Do You Deal with Sibling Rivalry?

Sibling Rivalry I am no parenting expert. I operate on instinct only. In these posts I’m sharing what I’ve learned from my own experiences but am always open to friendly advice from others, because dealing …

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First Realization

Something’s Wrong

First Realization I wonder sometimes, when was my first realization there’s something wrong with me? Could it have been when I was 6 or 7 and my parents brought me to that weird doctor’s office …

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Homework

An ADHD Mom’s Dirty Homework Secret

Homework Continuing on from my last post, being an ADHD mum with an ADHD child, I want to say that homework seems to be my biggest parenting grey area. The word homework makes me want …

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ADHD Pet Peeves

Pet Peeves

Since I have ADHD, I’m irritable. That’s one of the common symptoms. And since I’m irritable, I have a lot of pet peeves. A lot of them. 1. One of my favorites is on the …

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know when

Know When to Give Up!

There are many people in this world who have unstoppable wills and a ‘never say die’ mindset about everything they do. I don’t particularly enjoy being around them, but I don’t judge them for being …

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ADHD Mom Managing ADHD Child

ADHD Mom Managing an ADHD Child

Managing An ADHD Child When I took my son to a clinical psyche to finally get a diagnosis, after many failed attempts at answers through natural therapies, the psyche took one look at me and …

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