Early Diagnosis

As some of you may know, I was diagnosed at age 12. I got diagnosed fairly early. Earlier than others have been. As I have been learning more about ADHD, and trying to find out about other’s experience with ADHD, I have […]

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I am more than just someone with ADHD

Growing up, my ADHD wasn’t much discussed. I remember having very few discussions with my parents about it. Even now, I don’t talk much about it other than occasionally with my husband and through this blog. I am 32, was diagnosed 20 […]

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Seeing the positive in myself

No matter who you are, you probably have heard some negative criticism at some point in your life. If you have ADHD, it seems like those negative comments/criticisms outweigh all the good stuff. I know that it seems like I’ve heard them […]

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Adapting

We are all aware of what is going on the world. It is affecting absolutely everyone. So many people have had to change and adapt to what’s going on. We’ve had to adapt to the uncertainty of when kids will be back […]

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Acceptance

It’s taken me a while to accept who I am. To accept my strengths as well as my flaws. This week, I was thinking of this. I was thinking of myself, of my strengths, my flaws, things that I would like to […]

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Being a better cleaner

If you have ADHD, or know someone with ADHD, you all know how these individuals don’t like cleaning. It’s a task that I avoid as much as I can, and I’m sure I’m not the only one with ADHD who loves to […]

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My Journey with Acceptance

Over the last month or two, I’ve done some thinking about myself. And about my ADHD. Although I was diagnosed almost 20 years ago, I still can’t say that I ever really came to terms with it. I do still struggle with […]

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Motivation, or lack thereof

We all have days, when motivation just isn’t there. We all experience this, one way or another. We are only human, after all. However, for those of us with ADHD, it does affect us in different ways. On the one hand, when […]

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Getting into the routine

Like many kids in the area, my girls went back to school last Friday. So, for the last week, we’ve gotten used to the whole school/daycare routine, which involves making lunches, getting them dressed, make them breakfast, and bring my girls to […]

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ADHD stereotypes and misconceptions

When it comes to ADHD and people who have it, I feel that there are quite a few stereotypes and misconceptions. Things that do negatively affect those of us who do have it. There are just so many things that people think […]

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