ADHD friendly Halloween fun without the sugar chaos

Halloween can cause major chaos in the ADHD household. Between disruption of routines, excess sugar, and sensory challenges, it is a lot to process. Here are some ideas for ADHD friendly fun without the sugar chaos. Alternative “class” treats Even though we homeschool, the girls participate heavily in gymnastics and ballet classes. If the other… Continue reading ADHD friendly Halloween fun without the sugar chaos

Essential oils for back to school

Summer always flies by for us. So busy with things like various summer camps (check out my post here for essential oils for camp). It seems like school is already around the corner. We choose to homeschool, however still face many of the things that come with school starting back up. Here are some of… Continue reading Essential oils for back to school

Turning gymnastics into homeschool curriculum

When I started homeschooling, I was afraid to stray from a pre-made curriculum. I was worried about missing something vital in my kids education. Over the years, I have learned how much more effective interest led learning can be. And many interests can be stretched to cover several subjects. My girls love their sport. Here’s… Continue reading Turning gymnastics into homeschool curriculum

Easy ways to group tasks for ADHD success

The ADHD brain often views time as ”now” or ”not now”. Here are some easy ways to group tasks for ADHD success. Key factors in setting up routines are to make it simple. Automate everything that can be automated. This article discussing some of these concepts. How to use the ”microwave minute” Check out my… Continue reading Easy ways to group tasks for ADHD success

Easy stress balls for ADHD

My kiddos both love these easy stress balls for ADHD! Okay, let’s be real, I enjoy squeezing them too. As a busy working, homeschooling mom in an ADHD affected household, I can use all the stress relief I can get. I also love that these can be a super fast and easy science experiment. If… Continue reading Easy stress balls for ADHD

How to achieve successful transitions with ADHD kiddos

Changing activities can be hard with an ADHD kiddo. Their brain often sees time as ”now” or ”not now” Emotional regulation and impulse control can be a challenge. Here are some tips on how to achieve successful transitions with ADHD kiddos. Plan WITH them Kiddos with ADHD are often very smart. However, they lack the… Continue reading How to achieve successful transitions with ADHD kiddos

Simple ways to treat a bee sting

Baby bee stings hurt! I have actually never been stung by a bee. I always stick to the stay calm and still advice. It’s worked for me, however sometimes paths cross, and a bee sting is unavoidable. This was the case for Little Bit this week. Apparently a baby bee the size of a mosquito… Continue reading Simple ways to treat a bee sting

Make sense of ADHD organization

ADHD organization sometimes seems like an oxymoron. During COVID virtual appointments, my husband described an appointment with his doctor. He showed the doctor his home office, as a demonstration of the impact of ADHD on his life. He was clearly embarrassed at the state of his office. But if it’s an embarrassment, why doesn’t he… Continue reading Make sense of ADHD organization