When Are You Going to Get Angry Enough?

I know how hard it is to live a life with ADHD. I’ve been doing it a really long time. I’ve struggled with a messy house, and losing important stuff – sometimes cause I threw it away – and being late and forgetting and well, you know. I have even invited 10 people for Christmas […]

Making Sense of Madness

This post was inspired by my daughter Sarah and her family, but really I think many of us can relate. I got a text from Sarah the other day talking about how stressed out she is. She is working full time plus overtime, her husband is on midnights, they are moving into their first house, […]

The Card File System for a Clean House

Something like 20 years ago, I discovered a book called “Sidetracked Home Executives” written by Pam Young and Peggy Jones. It literally changed my life. I went from being unorganized and constantly out of control when it came to the house to having a home that was always clean and organized (even the basement!). I […]

SHEs Cardfile

This is a continuation from “S.H.E.s with ADD“. Once you have all of your cards filled out, you need to file them. First, though, you need to figure out your weekly schedule. Again, this is something that may need to be readjusted as you get used to the system. Pam and Peggy recommend at least […]

S.H.E.s with ADD

Last time I promised to share the system that helps keep me on track and organized. I confess I’ve fallen off the wagon a bit lately, but there was a time in my life when I had 3 school aged children, a totally organized home, and a clean one that took little effort to maintain. […]