Executive Function

When you get a diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder (in any of it’s forms) you might also find out that you have poor executive functioning. Executive function refers to the brain’s ability to manage more than one thing at a time. Think of yourself as a large company with many functions and departments. Your brain […]

ADHD: The Basics

There are always people newly diagnosed with ADHD who have questions about what it is, so I thought a little ADD 101 was in order. ADD, ADHD, Attention Deficit Disorder – which one is it? Many years ago when Attention Deficit Disorder was first being recognized, it was thought that there were two kinds: ADD […]

Good Habits: The Key to Everything

As women with Attention Deficit Disorder, we have trouble getting things done. And it isn’t just the things on our to do list, it’s everything. People who do not have ADHD don’t understand that. They don’t understand why the simplest little things can trip us up. Why is it so hard to get into the […]

Just Like You

Note: I received a copy of this book in order to review it. I agreed to do so beforehand because I was impressed with the concept and the fact that the sales proceeds are going to charity. We learn some of life’s most important messages when we are very young. We learn them from our […]

ADD Moms Lifeskills Planner

It’s here! It’s finally here! For years I’ve searched for the perfect planner that would help me keep my life in order. I never found anything that worked as well as I wanted, so I decided to make my own. And now it’s here – my Lifeskills Planner – tailored to the needs of ADD […]

What Are We Teaching Our Children?

Both of my daughters have issues with keeping the house (or apartment in their case) clean on a regular basis. And who can blame them? They are my daughters after all. I was thinking about this the other day and started wondering, “what are we teaching our children when it comes to things that we […]