Excessive Behavior

Sometimes living life with ADHD can lead to excessive behavior – overeating, over spending, too many drinks (alcoholic or not), maybe even too many pills. Excessive behavior of any kind isn’t healthy. Even if your excessive behavior is going to the gym too many times a week. People with ADHD have poor impulse control. An […]

Another Look at Depression

Depression is one of those “gifts” that often accompanies ADHD. Attention Deficit Disorder never comes alone, it always brings a friend or two such as depression, anxiety, learning disabilities or even asthma. If you are being treated for depression and still find yourself struggling to get through the day, you might want to reconsider the […]

Getting Dressed with ADHD

Way too many years ago the Bangles had a song called “Manic Monday”. One of my favorite lyrics was: Got to be to work by nine And if I had an air-o-plane I still couldn’t make it on time ‘Cause it takes me so long Just to figure out what I’m gonna wear Boy, I […]

Spending and ADHD

The challenges that ADHD presents can be especially challenging when it comes to money. Not paying attention, being forgetful, lack of organizational skills – these can really impact your financial situation if you are the one in charge of the money. Depression or low self esteem can cause trouble when it comes to credit cards […]

The Allure of Shiny New Things

Certain people – women, people with ADHD, blonds to name a few – are sometimes said to be distracted by shiny objects. It’s a snarky implication that seems to indicate lower intelligence. We ADDers actually tend to be quite intelligent although the average person may not think so. Still, it’s true that we can be […]


Clutter is one of the biggest problems that we ADD Moms face. We have too much stuff and nowhere to put it. We’d like to get rid of some of it, but knowing where to begin is sometimes overwhelming. And often, we just plain have trouble letting things go. We might need it one day […]