I can thank my ADHD for the many sleepless nights that keep me from getting up in the morning to go running. I want to fix all the problems – right now! Full disclosure, I’m what they call a democratic socialist. I used to be a republican, then a democrat, and now I arrive at … More Feeling Overwhelmed? Art, Music, and Creativity to the Rescue!
No need to worry, dear reader, everything is OK. Our lives weren’t in mortal danger. The venue was, at all times, quite lovely. Everything was, by normal standards, excellent. However, we do not live our lives by normal standards and for this reason, Peddler’s Village is a dangerous place. We were enticed by a desire … More A Close Call at Peddler’s Village
I find myself about to face the daunting experience of Time Off. Saying I’ll be available should something come up is like a security blanket of calm because without the constraint of professional work, I have too many options to commit to do anything, which makes me anxious. I have so many things I could … More Time Is On My Side, Which Is Not Always a Good Thing
One of the most trying things for a person with ADHD, considering everything is trying in one way or another, is that despite the best intentions, lots of planning, and employment of all the tricks and tools, we seem to make the same mistakes again and again. We are the proverbial child who put their … More History (Repeats Itself)
Most parents/caretakers of kids with ADHD do a fair amount of reading of research and studies as part of the territory. We’re always looking for new developments in behavioral therapy and updated information about the medications we take. We’re also highly sensitive to perceptions of what it means to have ADHD. Even though we are a … More No, Your Kids Aren’t Supposed to Sit Still and Study at Three Years Old