Sleep success with ADHD

I’ve seen moms in many forums, not just ADHD related, ask about sleep solutions for their kiddos. People with ADHD in particular often have difficulties falling asleep and staying asleep.  Sleep success with ADHD is vital for optimal brain functioning. Weighted blankets for sleep One of my favorite sleep solutions for Little Bit has been… Continue reading Sleep success with ADHD

ADHD household tools and techniques to thrive

ADHD household tools and techniques The last few days have been emotionally charged days with my girls.  Everything was seeming to take longer than it needed to. Numerous reminders were needed to follow through with simple tasks, and tensions were high.  I knew I needed to pull out all of the ADHD household tools and… Continue reading ADHD household tools and techniques to thrive

Gymnastics for ADHD

Exercise for ADHD Exercise, specifically gymnastics is a wonderful tool to help manage ADHD symptoms. One of my favorite quotes from the character Elle Woods in Legally Blonde is, Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy. Happy people just don’t shoot their husbands, they just don’t.” While her reasoning may not stand up in… Continue reading Gymnastics for ADHD

Self Care for the neurotypical parent

If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy Self care for the neurotypical parent is vital to thriving in an ADHD household. Many older adults with ADHD bear the scars of shame from their childhood. RSD (rejection sensitivity dysphoria) is a common factor of ADHD. Shame from being misunderstood as a bad child, both in school… Continue reading Self Care for the neurotypical parent

Freezer meal prep to the Rescue

Why freezer meal prep Freezer meal prep can be a life saver. Does “what’s for dinner” seem like it’s a broken record at your house? Do you cringe at the cost of eating out too often when you’re too tired to answer that question?  Does feeding your family healthy meals seem unattainable? Do you run… Continue reading Freezer meal prep to the Rescue

Sensory tools for school success

Little Bit is just entering her first grade year of school. Even before kindergarten, she learned most of her letters and numbers without much intentional instruction. We have chosen to homeschool both girls for many reasons. However, I am a working parent, and must rely on a prepared curriculum to ensure the girls are learning… Continue reading Sensory tools for school success

Favorite ADHD Supplements

This post focuses on my favorite ADHD supplements. I am targeting common deficiencies found with ADHD before jumping to stimulant medication for the developing brain. This is not intended to be a substitute for medical advice. This article covers a lot of the common deficiencies found with ADHD. Many alternative therapies such as herbs, essential… Continue reading Favorite ADHD Supplements