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Lean on me

COMMUNITY. I am really, really not a groups kind of person.  So, the first thing suggested tome when I learned Clark might have ADHD, by a kindly phone rep with ourcompany-provided insurance provider? Yes.  A group.  A support group. I.DON’T.DO.GROUPS. To […]

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Sometimes I Cry

Me smiling, hugging Clark (who appears to be missing his head). For all that Clark finds a challenge, there a few things hedoes better than anyone I know. He returns to More...

What on Earth is this strange feeling?

A few Fridays ago, my husband worked from home and my daughter had the day off from school. Our family enjoyed waking up without the pressures of rushing More...

I Remember…

You would think that after 10 years, my emotions would not still be so raw when I think back to that time.  But for me, and for my More...

HELLO! MY NAME IS: Eve, Part 4: Nothing Works

In part 3 of this series, I wrote about how Eve, the archetypal parent of an “Easy to Love but Hard to Raise” (ETL) child, struggled with her More...

What we did this summer.

When you were a kid do you remember writing that first essay of the school year, always called “What I did this summer?” I do. I actually have More...

I know ADHD is real, but how do I convince everyone else?

"ADHD isn't real." "ADHD is a pharmaceutical conspiracy." "Heavy discipline cures ADHD. They just need more discipline." "Kids with ADHD just have bad parents. If they had good parents, they wouldn't More...

School’s Out, What Will I Worry About Now?

Luke looks how I've been feeling lately, very rough around the edges. I did get him a haircut a couple days after I saw this pic! The anticipation of school being More...

Caregiver Stress and Parenting your ADHD child

This is a repost of an entry previously posted on the Easy to Love but Hard to Raise blog, which focuses on the difficulty of parenting children with More...

The ADHD Islands

I have been thinking a lot about the isolation that seems to come along for families who are struggling with ADHD’s presence in their lives. Sometimes the isolation More...

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