Essential oils to the test

What better place to put essential oils to the test than gymnastics? Check out my post here for essential oils for gymnasts. However, putting essential oils to the test right alongside the gymnasts can be the coaches. They have an extremely physically demanding job, often with the background of being a gymnast themselves. Their bodies… Continue reading Essential oils to the test

Unique essential oil teachers gifts for all price ranges

I love opportunities to show love and appreciation for coaches or teachers that pour into my kids. However, coming up with something useful and unique can be hard. Staying within budget can be a challenge. I always feel like the girls come up with more people than I expect that need appreciation. Here are some… Continue reading Unique essential oil teachers gifts for all price ranges

Easy essential oil bath salts for relaxation

Easy DIY bath salts

I am loving expanding my uses of essential oils. I have been wanting to try making this bath salt for a long time and finally got around to it. Knowing what is in the products I put on and in my body is important to me. The recipe was fast and easy, and I’m so… Continue reading Easy essential oil bath salts for relaxation

Last minute Mother’s Day gifts for the mom with ADHD kiddos

In the chaos of an ADHD household, planning ahead sometimes gets lost. Here are a few last minute Mother’s Day gifts for the mom with ADHD kiddos. A little something to make them feel special, while being practical. Gift energy to keep up with the chaos Coffee is definitely my daily companion. We recently had… Continue reading Last minute Mother’s Day gifts for the mom with ADHD kiddos

Why gymnasts develop fear and how to help

Gymnastics on tv often make high level skills look easy. However as a mom of 2 gymnasts, I can tell you otherwise. There are MANY hours of practice. Skills are sometimes achieved, then lost, and then achieved again. Progress may seem to happen at a snails pace. But sometimes gymnasts suddenly develop what’s often referred… Continue reading Why gymnasts develop fear and how to help

Don’t forget to love yourself first

Parenting is hard! Parenting a child with ADHD can seem insurmountable at times! Life throws curveballs, and routines and systems get thrown off track. Don’t forget to love yourself first through the ups and downs! How do you talk to yourself? My older daughter Biggs recently started to experience some self doubt in her gymnastics.… Continue reading Don’t forget to love yourself first

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