Finally a responsibility chart that works!

One of many chore systems

Chore charts can be a struggle to create and implement successfully. In our household, it is complicated by a parent with ADHD. Creating and sticking with systems is difficult. Many attempts have been made and failed for various reasons. In desperation to pull out all the stops to help Little Bit have the best chance… Continue reading Finally a responsibility chart that works!

Gratitude for emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence and regulation can be hard to teach. With ADHD, it is even more of a challenge. I love this gratitude journal. It aids the discussions of teaching gratitude for emotional intelligence for both my girls. Practicing gratitude I enjoy quality time with my girls on the nights that I am not working. We… Continue reading Gratitude for emotional intelligence

Game Changing Magnesium lotion

Nightly magnesium lotion Topical magnesium is a game changer in our home. Read here about the parents nightmare that proved the worth of magnesium for us. Unfortunately the spray didn’t feel amazing on the skin. Enter this game changing magnesium lotion. It combines the benefit of magnesium with essential oils and skin care. Choosing ingredients… Continue reading Game Changing Magnesium lotion

Essential Oils for Gymnasts

Gymnastics is an amazing sport with many unique challenges. Both of my daughters, Little Bit and Biggs spend many of their hours doing gymnastics. Check out some of our favorite uses of essential oils for gymnasts. Essential oils for the gymnasts sore muscles Gymnastics provides fantastic exercise for both of my kiddos. It has strengthened… Continue reading Essential Oils for Gymnasts

Valuable ADHD information for the coach

ADHD is hard. Being in a family with ADHD family members is hard! Being limited due to ADHD is heart breaking. Here is valuable ADHD information for the coach that might give them a little more insight. ADHD does not have to hold someone back. Look at Simone Biles, Michael Phelps, and Michael Jordan. There… Continue reading Valuable ADHD information for the coach

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

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