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 […]

It’s Not One Thing, It’s a Bunch

No, I don’t think anyone in the Brady Bunch ever had ADD, but I just couldn’t resist. 🙂 So if we’re not talking about the Brady Bunch, what are we talking about? My kitchen, of course. This year a lot of DIY stuff has been going on at our house. We are (still) installing hardwood […]

Flylady Update

I have to confess. Signing up for Flylady’s emails does not equal a cleaner home. I am ashamed to say that each morning a get a digest of Flylady’s emails. Some mornings I read them; some mornings I don’t. Here’s the thing: reading her emails does not get my home any neater or cleaner. Action. […]

Inch by Inch

Today I did something pretty cool. Twice. I threw some stuff away. I know. Ground breaking, right? Come on. You’re an ADD Mom. It is kind of cool. Here’s how it happened. You know how you’re always told to take it a little bit at a time? Flylady says baby steps. I always took that […]

Purses, Organization, and A Life Well Lived

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Note: the contest mentioned in this post has ended. As you may know, I am a member of the BlogHer community. BlogHer is a publishing network made up of more talented women writers than I can count. BlogHer members write on a variety of topics that interest women, including organization, family, food, money matters and […]

Visual Cues

Most of us with ADHD are visual learners. We learn better through pictures and graphs than just listening. There are a lot of ways that we can use visual cues to help us remember to do things or to plan our day. Here are a few ideas: I live in a somewhat rural area. It […]