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    Motherhood

    In Honour of the Moms with ADHD

    Being a mom isn’t always easy and has its own set of challenges. We all struggle with something. I doubt there’s a mom in the world that hasn’t or doesn’t struggled with something. Being a mom with ADHD has some extra set of challenges, on top of all the ones that being a mom can bring. Not only do we struggle with similar things as neurotypical moms, but because our brains are wired differently, some of these challenges make it a little more challenging that we may like them to be. Some days are easier than others, but some days are just downright HARD. Some days, it can be so…

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    Self care

    Time for Myself

    As I mentioned in my post last week, I took some time away from certain things, such as this blog, for a few days. Life got busy, it took a lot out of me, and I need to take some time for myself. Realizing that I needed to rest, slow down a little for both myself and my family. However, there was a time when I couldn’t admit that I needed to rest, or take time for myself, or do anything for myself. Whether to myself or others, it wasn’t something that I could do. I felt that I would be a bit selfish, if I did. I couldn’t bring…

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    Time Away

    It’s been a little while since I’ve had a post published. It’s been since the beginning of March. It’s been a good two weeks since my last post. I had some posts that I wanted to write, schedule and such. I wanted to spend time working on this blog. There were things that I wanted to do. Spending time away wasn’t something that I intended to do. It wasn’t in my plans. However, life got busy. My three kids had the first week of March off. That week was crazy busy. My girls were able to see some friends. Two of them also had a dentist appointment. Then there were…

  • Motherhood

    Return to school and routine

    A few weeks ago, my girls started school and my little guy went to school and started kindergarten. This is their third week at school. My girls had to get used to going to school again. My little guy had getting used to being at school all together. I had to get into the routine of making lunches, taking to the bus, pick ups from the bus, and everything that comes with having kids at school. On top of that there are the concerns involved with this COVID going on. Making sure my kids have masks and wear them at school, when needed. Wearing masks at the bus. Making sure…

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    School’s out for the summer

    Today is the last day of school for my girls, along with everyone in their school, and so many others in the area. I know some finish earlier in some places. However, for them, today is the last day and the beginning of their summer break. No school until the end of August. It is definitely something that so many students look forward to. And I can’t say as I blame them. I did too, when I was a kid. However, for those of us, who are parents, it is a little different. As much as I do enjoy summer, warm weather, and all that comes with it, the summer…

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    I am a mom with ADHD

    Being a mom is not always easy. For anyone. No matter what your situation is, I am sure that every mom will have challenges of their own. I may not be able to speak for all moms. As each family and each mother is different. My experiences are different from other moms that are out there. Different from the other moms that I know. For me, motherhood has had its fair share of challenges. Having ADHD, on top of that, has added its own set of challenges. I am really disorganized. I sometimes have a difficult time finding my kids’ library books. I have a difficult time focusing on tasks.…

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    Bitter Sweet Moments

    This week is quite special and emotional. However, not really due to ADHD. On Wednesday, my eldest started grade 1. And now my middle one (second child, youngest daughter) starts kindergarten today. If you’re in the UK, this would be the equivalent to P1 and P2. My husband and I also had their parent-teacher meeting last night. My second also met with her teachers on Wednesday morning with my husband. My eldest was really excited to go on the bus on Wednesday. She let us know that she wanted to go on the bus, which was fine. She woke up, got dressed, got her lunch bag and backpack, and wanted…