Crying in line at Five Guys

Crying in line at Five Guys Sometimes momentous occasions happen at a simple place and time. I stayed up until 4am on December 24th. I purchased an additional line and phone number for my son for Christmas. It was the best $20/month I’ve ever spent. No data, just the bliss that comes with knowing myContinue reading “Crying in line at Five Guys”

Can Essential Oils Treat ADHD Symptoms?

I’m on a journey to understand how essential oils work and if they can help treat our family’s ADHD.  In this post I will describe how I’ve used essential oils to treat sleep problems, focus issues and to calm the brain during and after emotional outbursts.   If you’re looking for tactical information on howContinue reading “Can Essential Oils Treat ADHD Symptoms?”

Water Detective

Last month B participated in the science fair at his elementary school.  It was the first year picking a project was a breeze.  It was all about water. This post is sponsored by Berkey water. I only write about products I use and love.  Usually these products have made a difference for ADHD. Drinking PureContinue reading “Water Detective”

Self-Love for ADHDers: How to Beat Resistance

This is a different post than I usually write.  I recently read the book, The War of Art, by Steven Pressfield.  To say it changed my mindset would be an understatement.  To say it enlightened my thinking about ADHD is strange because of this quote: “Attention Deficit Disorder, Seasonal Affect Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder.  TheseContinue reading “Self-Love for ADHDers: How to Beat Resistance”

ADHD Self-love: Beat Resistance on Valentine’s Day

This is a different post than I usually write.  I recently read the book, The War of Art, by Steven Pressfield.  To say it changed my mindset would be an understatement.  To say it enlightened my thinking about ADHD is strange because of this quote: “Attention Deficit Disorder, Seasonal Affect Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder.  TheseContinue reading “ADHD Self-love: Beat Resistance on Valentine’s Day”

ADHD and Goal Accomplishment: The Value of Mentorship.

Some of my colleagues and friends seem impressed with my blog.  It may not be the sparkling content, either.  A comment I hear from family and friends is, ‘Wow, how do you have time to do that?”  This year I took on a new leadership role at my school.  I’m doing more at work thanContinue reading “ADHD and Goal Accomplishment: The Value of Mentorship.”

Decisions of the Heart

My 10 year-old, B, still makes many questionable decisions.  Take today, for example.  I took my 3 angels out to a nearby creek.  We waded,  looked for fish and tadpoles and got generally “mucky.”  That’s our idea of a perfect summer afternoon.   Photo by Nathan Anderson on Unsplash But, my eldest only “met usContinue reading “Decisions of the Heart”