Tag Archives: adhd

Deciding Whether or Not to Let Our ADHD Kid Fail

We go to see a Psychiatrist for Sweet Pea’s medications, and when we are having a tough time, we see a Psychologist, too.  You may remember me writing about Professor Dumbledore.  He is amazing.  He worked with Sweet Pea for … Continue reading

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Life Litter

Everywhere I go in my house, there are these little pieces of thin, rigid, clear plastic film.  They are triangular and roughly the size of a postage stamp, although some are bigger.  They get all static-y and are stuck to … Continue reading

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Holiday Guests, Cloud 8 Style

I received an email from The Container Store today with a list of suggestions of how to organize my guest space to make my holiday company feel welcome and comfortable.  Everyone needs tips like these over the holidays to remind … Continue reading

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An Actual Conversation: Sweet Pea in the morning

Mornings are not Sweet Pea’s best time.  His meds have worn totally off and he is in ADHD symptom overload.  It is when he is at his most whacktacular.  Yesterday morning (with 20 minutes before it was time for him … Continue reading

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Trombone Brownies

I have probably mentioned that Sweet Pea plays the trombone. This is his third year and he seems to really enjoy it, even if he didn’t practice for the Jazz Band Audition and made it anyway because five trombones tried … Continue reading

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Brain Ketchup

When your kid’s brain works differently than about 83 ish% of the population, there are a few things that tend to happen.  Actually, it is more accurate to say that when your kid has ADHD, there is a bunch of … Continue reading

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Shiny Things

I know I mentioned that Sweet Pea has ADHD, and his re-entry from Mt. Misery last week prompted me to write about it a little.  Before I start, I feel like I need to say that each of our boys … Continue reading

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