Book Review: Raising Human Beings

This was not a sponsored post – but I did receive two free copies of Raising Human Beings. I will be doing a giveaway with my second copy.   As I began reading this book I was dreading the review. Not because I didn’t enjoy the book, but because I thought it was simply an […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Book Review: The Anti-Romantic Child

…a child, more than all other gifts, That earth can offer to declining man, Brings hope with it, and forward-looking thoughts, And stirrings of inquietude, when they By tendency of nature needs must fail. -Wordsworth, “ Michael”   I first read an excerpt of Priscilla Gilman’s parenting memoir on the Quiet Rev website. I knew instantly […]

Book Review: The Perfection Deception

For most of you this review will come as no surprise. I talked about this book in my post on overcoming perfectionism. This book, by Dr. Jane Bluestein is the reason I became interested in the topic of perfectionism as it applies to the ADHD community, particularly women. Perfectionism is so pervasive in women with […]