12 Days Of ADHD Christmas

****This is the Twelve Days of ADHD Christmas – COVID edition. Most of us have been cooped up since March of 2020, so we’re feeling more anxious and irritable than ever. Despite how it may seem, I really do enjoy the holidays. I enjoy the community giving aspect of the holiday season, and I like […]

Wonderful Websites for Women with ADHD

  Decided I should update my article Wonderful Websites for Women with ADHD, mostly because I was over on Pinterest and I noticed the graphic above was very…..old.  Below is a list of experts I try to update more often than this article. The expert downloadable is much more comprehensive. ADHD Experts That You Should […]

Do The Thing

Some people just naturally do the thing, whatever it is. I call them, “doers.” My husband is a doer. He wanted to build a murphy bed so he showed me a kit he found online. Within a day he’d ordered the kit, and within another day a bunch of lumber and boxes appeared in my […]

When ADHD Runs In The Family

When ADHD runs in the family things are never boring. You hear all manner of colorful conversations at family gatherings. Take this one from a few months ago between my brother and myself. “Liz, those pills aren’t fixing anything. It’s basically a crutch.” When he said the words to me I felt like I had […]

The Good Kind Of Lazy

Lazy is a word I hear a lot. ADHD adults are often mislabeled as lazy, so much so it’s a bit of a trigger word. Knowing everything I do about executive functions, I’ve still described myself this way. I don’t dislike the word as much as I used to though, because I now understand that […]

Finding Your ADHD Blind Spots

Finding Your ADHD blind spots is difficult because the very nature of the condition creates the barriers. For example, I have this weird sort of visceral reaction to receiving help or support. When the Hubs offers to help me make scrambled eggs, I immediately think, “I know how to scramble eggs asshole!” But do I? […]

Things All Moms With ADHD Understand

  There are moms, and then there are Moms with ADHD. Anyone who tells you being a mom is sunshine and rainbows all the time is either lying or delusional. Only other moms with ADHD can truly understand the complexity of our situation. There have been some really good articles and books written about women […]

ADHD, Attachment Styles, and Relationships

I’d never considered the complicated nature of ADHD, attachment styles, and relationships until 2016. I’m not a hugger Everyone who knows me is aware of this. I don’t hug anyone except my husband, and he makes me do it as a joke. Two years ago my brother and his wife had the heartbreaking experience of […]