Anxiety Fighting Foods

Anxiety is one of ADHD’s best friends. It seems that anxiety and/or depression often show up with Attention Deficit Disorder. Dealing with anxiety can truly be a challenge. It can be hard to get through everyday life when you are continuously anxious and fearful. For years I have recommended a good healthy lifestyle including a [...] ...more

The Sunday Night Plan

For most of us, Sundays are the end of the weekend and the end of our time off. Monday is a new workday, whether you work outside the home or in it. Sunday nights are a great time to get yourself ready for the coming week. (For some things you might want to start sooner.) [...] ...more

Do This Now

Yesterday those of us in the US celebrated Thanksgiving. That means that today is Black Friday when there is all sorts of chaos and mayhem going on in the name of holiday shopping. For most of us, the next 6 weeks or so mean celebrating the holidays in one form or another. There will be [...] ...more

How Do You Know You Have ADHD?

My husband is a big Dr. Oz fan. I just happened to be in the room a few minutes ago when Dr. Oz did a promo for tomorrow’s program. Its about how you can tell if you have ADHD. That’s actually a good question. How did you know that you had ADHD? Did you figure [...] ...more

What Are Your Daily Essentials?

Do you have daily essentials? The things that you just can’t get through the day without? I bet coffee (or Diet Coke) is one of them. For me, it’s water and tea. I used to drain everyone’s coffee cups from Sunday dinner when I was about 2 or 3 years old and I guess that [...] ...more

Time Management Tools

As ADDers we often find ourselves with too much to do and too little time to do it in. We have issues with time in general. And no, don’t tell us that everyone has the same 24 hours in a day. We won’t believe you. I found a great website that reviews a number of [...] ...more

When Anxiety Accompanies ADHD

ADHD has lots of friends – anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, even asthma. ADHD never occurs by itself; it always has what is called a comorbidity or two with it. Anxiety, in one form or another, is often present with Attention Deficit Disorder. It’s easy to see how one would feed the other; your life can [...] ...more

An Organized Home

Did you ever wish for a well organized home? What am I asking???? We all have, haven’t we? A nice neat and tidy space where everything is in it’s place. My mother-in-law used to wish for a stainless steel house with drains in every room. And no flat surfaces. Everything slanted down. That way, no [...] ...more

Adult ADHD

The Saturday Evening Post has an article, written by Sharon Begley, about ADHD in adults. I challenge you to read it and not see yourself in at least one of the ADD adults that Ms. Begley profiles. Ms. Begley walks you through some common symptoms of ADHD and points out the differences between having ADHD [...] ...more

Scholarship Opportunity for ADD Students!

If you are an ADD Mom, chances are you may have an <a href="" target="_blank">ADD Student</a> in your household.  If you do, you know how challenging school can be for kids with ADHD. Or maybe you struggled yourself when you were in school....more