Shifting From Conflict to Calm

Shifting from conflict to calm is quite difficult after approximately fifteen weeks of togetherness. It’s summer. I have ADHD, my child has ADHD, and summer camp is currently closed. Temperatures are rising faster than a helium balloon around here. While carrying another load of laundry to the basement the other day I shouted, “why are […]

ADHD and Flexible Thinking

Flexible thinking is one of the most important interpersonal skills we can teach our children. And ourselves. I’ve already discussed teaching children compromise, and this falls in line with that. As an adult with ADHD you might have struggled with flexible thinking yourself. While some ADHDers think of themselves as spontaneous, there are some of […]

Multitasking and ADHD

  Multitasking and ADHD do not mix. Actually, Multitasking doesn’t work for neurotypicals either, but I’ll explain that later. I remember when I was a kid, I would sit in math class and take these detailed notes about how to do whatever type of math we were learning. Frankly, no matter what it was it […]