International Fathers Mental Health Day Includes ADHD

Fathers Mental Health

Welcome, Mark Williams, founder International Fathers Mental Health Day. #INTFatherMHDay #dadsmhday Listen, as he details his path to its creation. And, while this is the official day’s second year, Mark has been on my show before! Please listen to his previous episode here. Today, he delves into his story deeper, sharing details of the darker […]


Growing Up as the Non-ADHD Kid

Non-ADHD Kid

“Growing up as the non-ADHD kid in a family with ADHD sounds like a challenge. It was, but not for the reasons you’d think.”   Below, is an excerpt from an article published in ADDitude Magazine where this non-ADHD kid has contributed a couple of pieces over the past couple of years.   (actual picture […]


The Undiagnosed ADHD Child: Reflections From Forty Years Later

Undiagnosed ADHD Child

ENCORE EPISODE Mark Williams was the undiagnosed ADHD child growing up. He didn’t really believe he was “thick and stupid” as he was called. But his anxiety and dyslexia looked like emotional and learning problems making childhood difficult. School and later, employment, didn’t come easy. Fortunately, he eventually married the love of his life and together they had a […]


4 Non-Medication Strategies For a Happier Life With ADHD

4 Non-Medication Strategies For a Happier Life With ADHD

Not everyone manages ADHD with medication. Here are 4 non-medication strategies for living a happier life with ADHD.   As a stay-at-home father who also works from home, Jordan didn’t have a lot of opportunities to connect with dads like him, so he created his Twitter page in hope of doing just that.   Jordan’s […]


4 Special Worries of a Special Dad

Having a special-needs kid makes you a special dad and also, as in my guests’s case, Superdad. But that doesn’t mean he doesn’t worry. In fact, I’d say he also has special worries. Listen to today’s episode, there are more than just four concerns worrying my guest.   Father’s Day is this weekend and in […]


Your ADHD Advantage

Your ADHD Advantage

Have you found your ADHD advantage? Peter Shankman has and is doing all he can to get the word out. Check out his blog/podcast, Faster Than Normal, which features ADHD success stories such as his. Along with tips and tricks, Peter leverages his ADHD for all of its gifts, and helps you learn how to use […]


Shame, Me & ADHD

I wrote, The Shame of the Non-ADHD Child, for ADDitude magazine last month. Following is an excerpt. Please check it out in it’s entirety.   Growing up as a non-ADHD kid in a family with ADHD sounds like a challenge. It was, but not for the reasons you’d think. My dad had ADHD and bipolar disorder. Of […]