Operation: FreeMom -- Let Go of SuperMom This Year

Yes. That’s me. At a friend’s wedding. She sent me this photo with the caption: “This is what happens when a mom gets out for a night without the kids!” I cracked up because it’s true, but I was sad because I don’t have this much fun very often. Being a mom can be hard. And I started thinking. This is the thought I keep thinking: There is too much pressure to be SuperMom. ...more
I'm in! It's time for moms to take back their other identities. It's time to live in the moment. ... more

Life Well Lived Moments Sweepstakes 2: Share A Moment - Enter to Win $250

Fall is almost here and the change of season is the perfect opportunity to turn over a new leaf (pun intended!). Will you rock a new look? Carve out a little calming Zen space at home? Figure out ways to strengthen your relationships? Let us know how you will create your own personal Life Well Lived moments in the coming months! ...more
Interestingly, I always get a few more "me" moments in the fall. Fall colors and photography are ... more

The Stigma of ADHD and Our Kids

Forgive my rant, but there is something really troubling me. Since realizing my son has a learning disability of some sort back in September 2008, I have been fired up about learning disabilities and how many children are crying out for help and are being overlooked. While I am still fired up about learning disabilities, I am obsessed with ADHD since my son's diagnosis of the disorder in November 2008. ...more

Educating is the goal. Even my son's teachers (special ed included) don't really understand him. ... more

The Stigma of ADHD and Our Kids

Forgive my rant, but there is something really troubling me. Since realizing my son has a learning disability of some sort back in September 2008, I have been fired up about learning disabilities and how many children are crying out for help and are being overlooked. While I am still fired up about learning disabilities, I am obsessed with ADHD since my son's diagnosis of the disorder in November 2008. ...more

I love to hear ADHD success stories -- they are an inspiration to me in raising my young son. I ... more

The Stigma of ADHD and Our Kids

Forgive my rant, but there is something really troubling me. Since realizing my son has a learning disability of some sort back in September 2008, I have been fired up about learning disabilities and how many children are crying out for help and are being overlooked. While I am still fired up about learning disabilities, I am obsessed with ADHD since my son's diagnosis of the disorder in November 2008. ...more

That school sounds fantastic -- I wish we had something like it here. You are making wonderful ... more

The Stigma of ADHD and Our Kids

Forgive my rant, but there is something really troubling me. Since realizing my son has a learning disability of some sort back in September 2008, I have been fired up about learning disabilities and how many children are crying out for help and are being overlooked. While I am still fired up about learning disabilities, I am obsessed with ADHD since my son's diagnosis of the disorder in November 2008. ...more

Thanks. I hope to bring more of it to BlogHer in the future! :-)

Penny ... more

The Stigma of ADHD and Our Kids

Forgive my rant, but there is something really troubling me. Since realizing my son has a learning disability of some sort back in September 2008, I have been fired up about learning disabilities and how many children are crying out for help and are being overlooked. While I am still fired up about learning disabilities, I am obsessed with ADHD since my son's diagnosis of the disorder in November 2008. ...more

Thanks! Haven't heard of Williams Syndrome before but I'm going to visit your link and learn a ... more

The Stigma of ADHD and Our Kids

Forgive my rant, but there is something really troubling me. Since realizing my son has a learning disability of some sort back in September 2008, I have been fired up about learning disabilities and how many children are crying out for help and are being overlooked. While I am still fired up about learning disabilities, I am obsessed with ADHD since my son's diagnosis of the disorder in November 2008. ...more

Right back at ya, Pamela!

Penny Williams is the creator and editor of more

The Stigma of ADHD and Our Kids

Forgive my rant, but there is something really troubling me. Since realizing my son has a learning disability of some sort back in September 2008, I have been fired up about learning disabilities and how many children are crying out for help and are being overlooked. While I am still fired up about learning disabilities, I am obsessed with ADHD since my son's diagnosis of the disorder in November 2008. ...more

I {heart} your therapist's analogy:
"Can you ask your heart to change the way it beats? Well, ... more

The Stigma of ADHD and Our Kids

Forgive my rant, but there is something really troubling me. Since realizing my son has a learning disability of some sort back in September 2008, I have been fired up about learning disabilities and how many children are crying out for help and are being overlooked. While I am still fired up about learning disabilities, I am obsessed with ADHD since my son's diagnosis of the disorder in November 2008. ...more

That's my first "bra-fricken-vo!" Thanks!

Penny Williams is the creator ... more