Thank you ADDitudemag.com

  I came across yet, another, stunning article on Additudemag.com, today about the latest developments in ADHD.  If you need information about the condition for you,  your child or spouse, do yourself a favor and read the article highlighting the myths and facts of ADHD by Dr. Thomas E. Brown. Photo by JJ Thompson on UnsplashContinue reading “Thank you ADDitudemag.com”

Marriage and ADHD: 3 Tips for Diffusing arguments

I’m writing about something extra personal today:  my marriage.  Marriage is hard no matter how you slice it. Putting two different personalities, sets of values, lifestyles, histories, upbringings, morals and points of view together for eternity is really, REALLY difficult.   If you’ve found someone with similarities in 2 or 3 of those areas youContinue reading “Marriage and ADHD: 3 Tips for Diffusing arguments”

Is there a “best” fidget?

As a teacher, I know the student with ADHD- hyperactive type as soon as she sits down in her seat.  It’s apparent by the tapping, strumming, or humming she uses to calm that active brain.  Hyperactive and combined type ADHDers are my most honest students and give me a true reading of classroom engagement.  WithoutContinue reading “Is there a “best” fidget?”

The trials and the errors of ADHD: Life after medication and finding a morning routine that works.

The path to effective ADHD medication is paved with frustration. 6 meds, 5 dosages, 4 affected family members, 3 children, 2 adults, and 1 worst day ever. “Hello, Dr. C? This isn’t working.” It was my 3rd phone call to our family pediatrician in two days. After my own negative experience w Adderall I askedContinue reading “The trials and the errors of ADHD: Life after medication and finding a morning routine that works.”

ADHD Trials: Life after medication and finding a morning routine that works.

The path to effective ADHD medication is paved with frustration. 6 meds, 5 dosages, 4 affected family members, 3 children, 2 adults, and 1 worst day ever. “Hello, Dr. C? This isn’t working.” It was my 3rd phone call to our family pediatrician in two days. After my own negative experience w Adderall I askedContinue reading “ADHD Trials: Life after medication and finding a morning routine that works.”