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    New Month Reflection

    Last weekend was the end of the month of October, which ended with some kids going trick or treating for Halloween. On Monday, we woke up to a new month. November has arrived. The time seems to have gone rather quickly, in my opinion. I do have to say that I am a bit sad to see October end. I’ve always enjoyed Halloween. And I’ve come to enjoy seeing the leaves changing and such. I really do enjoy the month of October. Although I may not always be a fan of November, there is one good thing about this month, which is my eldest’s birthday. Either way, it’s a new…

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    Recent Move

    About two weeks ago, we moved from the place we lived in for 8 years into a new place. As much as we loved the neighbours and all, we needed more space and needed a changed. We outgrew that place. It isn’t something I’ve mentioned on this blog before now, so don’t worry if you’re surprised by this news. We started packing in April, so that we wouldn’t have to do as much at the last minute. This definitely did help, as it made things easier. We could do a little bit over a long period of time. As someone with ADHD, this definitely made things a little easier. Things…

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    2021 is finally here

    Happy New Year, everyone! 2021 is here. Some may even say “Finally!” And it’s hard for me to disagree or argue with that. I am pretty happy that it’s here. No what the last year has brought, a new year is like a fresh start, a clean slate, a blank page. I can’t help but see it in a positive way. I know that no one knows what this year will bring. Just like no one expected what happened last year. Similar things can happen this year as well. It’s something that is in the back of our minds. Something we might be concerned about. And it’s true that 2021…

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    2020 is coming to an end

    In just a few days, 2020 will be behind us, and we’ll welcoming a whole new year. Ringing in a new year is often welcomed by many, no matter what year. But I imagine this year, 2021 is welcomed even more so. The world has seen many challenges this year. I don’t need to mention what they are. We all know about them. I don’t want to go there. None of us need reminding. I also don’t want to focus on that, and I’m sure you may not want to either. Around this time of year, I tend to reflect on the year, what’s happened in my life or around…

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    October has been a good month

    So, October is coming to an end. Another month has come and gone. It’s hard to believe that October is over, Halloween is here, and time just goes by so quickly. I do have to say that October is one of my favourite month, because of Halloween and I love seeing the leaves changing colours.

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    Odd Times for All

    It’s hard to believe that we’re already half way through the year. Time has flown by quickly and there have been a lot of events that have happened this year so far. The fires in Australia, COVID-19 around the world, and the Black Lives Matters movement. One way or another, I feel that one or more of these events has affected us. Some have been more than others and more seriously. Let’s take COVID-19. It has spread all over the world. Each country has its own restrictions depending on the severity. Although no one in my family has tested positive for COVID-19, my family and I have been affected. My…

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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 so much. I’ve heard so much of it that it seems that I now have a harder time hearing the good things. I often expect the bad, and I have a difficult time seeing the good in me and hearing the good that others have to say. It sure hasn’t helped my self-esteem much. Recently I began changing things a bit. A few weeks ago, my husband said…

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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 at school, or when people will be able to go back to work, and so many other things. It is worrisome, to say the least. We don’t know what each day may bring. Since I have ADHD, having a routine does help. When my kids were in school and daycare, I did have a decent routine going. But now that they’re home, my husband has had a promotion…

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    Goals for the year

    Happy New Year! A new year and a new decade has started. It’s hard to believe that 2019 has come to an end. The time went by so quickly. Time does fly. Now that a new year is here, so many people are making goals and/or resolutions. It’s just that time when people do it. I have done this in the past. I have set some goals and resolutions. I haven’t always been able to get them done, but I have still set some in the past. So far, this year isn’t too much different in the sense that I have set some goals for this year. I wrote them…

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    Getting Ready for Christmas

    There’s about a month before Christmas. Okay, well, maybe a little less than that, but you get my point. The countdown is going down to the holidays. A time when things can be stressful for a lot of people. Christmas has always been a stressful time for me. I don’t know if I want to say more so than it has been for others. But I think it is in a different way that it can be for others. I feel that those who have ADHD may get stressed and anxious about the holidays in a different way. There’s just so much to the holidays that is involved. Planning is…