Reading and ADHD

Did you know that most kids lose some of their reading and math skills over the summer, and that kids with ADD or ADHD may lose even more? I was at our local bookstore this afternoon and noticed a sign saying that they had the required reading lists for school available. More and more schools […]

Lost, Not Found

Lost, Not Found ADHD and forgetfulness

Edit: 3/15/19. I just made a few updates – changing “Palm Pilot” to cell phone, for one. And no, I never found the rings. Losing Things I’ve just spent the last two hours searching for my mom’s wedding rings. My mom passed away on this date 2 years ago, and I’ve been told that I […]

ADHD in the Night Time

I don’t know if you pay attention to the time that I usually write my posts – there’s no reason you should – but the fact is, I usually write them late at night. This one will be posted after midnight. I’ve always been a night owl; I do my best thinking and creating then. […]

Leaving the ADD Lane

In my last post, I talked about living life in the ADD Lane – scheduling too much into your day and then frantically trying to get it all done, usually at the last minute. Here are some tips to get you out of the ADD Lane more often: Realize that you have a tendency to […]

Life in the ADD Lane

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, and I’m sorry for that. Somehow my life seems to have gotten away from me lately. I’m sure you can relate. We all seem to have crazy busy lives these days with too much to do and not enough time to do it. I don’t have to tell […]

Does Medication Change Who You Are?

Does ADHD Medication Change Who You Are_

  Do You Worry About Medication Changing You? Someone said something to me recently that touched me deeply and left me feeling a little helpless. It was a young woman who was contemplating a visit to a therapist. She was concerned that the therapist would prescribe something for her, and while she recognized the need […]