My Kindergartener Thinks He Is Smarter Than Me

Funny.  And Scary.  And true. For the longest time I thought it was my imagination. I had the thought in the back of my mind but I refused to voice it. Over time it has become clear that my early suspicion was correct. Most of the time my son’s biting one-liners are funny. Like earlier […]

Book Review: Ketchup is my Favorite Vegetable

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post but I was given a copy of this book for review.  I will sometimes refer to it as Ketchup.   “Mickey was the exact same child we’d had before the diagnosis.” This line is found on page 30 of Liane Kupferberg Carter’s family memoir Ketchup is my Favorite […]

Jumpstart Summer Learning with Play-Based Activities

This is a guest post from my partner-in-crime/fellow mommy/Facebook group admin….and she also saved my butt with this one. I was not keeping my ish together this week.  Thanks Lee-Anne! ———————————- Children with ADHD look forward to summer break even more than their peers. (I presume, I didn’t take a poll or anything.) After a […]

Book Review: The Explosive Child

I cannot recall how I first found this book by Dr. Ross Greene. I ordered it a while back but just opened it a few weeks ago. I ended up reading it over a couple of days. You see, I live with an “Explosive Child”. Well, sort of. We go in an almost cyclical pattern […]

Intermittent Fasting and ADHD

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post but it does contain affiliate links.  Any purchases from Amazon support this website.   The best way to explain how I use intermittent fasting is to explain the difference between two very trendy words: Fasting and Detoxifying Detoxifying involves removing wastes, chemicals and other icky stuff from our […]

My Struggle with Weight, Body Image and ADHD

Women with ADHD have a complicated relationship with food. Actually, most of the women I know have a complicated relationship with food. Sharing my story is part of my attempt to heal and be honest about my personal history. My Struggle With Weight, Body Image and ADHD I was in college and away from home, […]

How To Teach Flexible Thinking

Are you a flexible thinker? I am trying to be. Lets face it, those of us with ADHD often struggle with mental flexibility. I have been contemplating the idea of flexible thinking quite a bit lately. I first heard about this idea in reference to my son during our initial foray into play therapy. I […]

10 Expert Tips To Get Out The Door Without Screaming

Disclosure: This post is not sponsored but it does include Amazon affiliate links for your convenience. Purchases made through these links directly support healthyadhd.com. Today I have a guest post for you! This was written by my friend and co-mommy Lee-Anne. In case you hadn’t noticed Lee-Anne is also one of the admin for our […]

A Day In The Life Of A Mom Struggling With ADHD

  As you are aware, I don’t often write stories.  This was kinda therapeutic actually.  Maybe I should do it more often.  Let me know what you think. a day in the life of a mom struggling with ADHD Chapter 1 BEEP BEEP BEEP! My husband’s alarm goes off with an ear-piercing sound every morning […]