Gratitude, Schmatitude

Gratitude, Schmatitude

All of a sudden my email inbox was filled with experts telling me to “be more grateful” – and I haven’t always felt like I had a ton to be grateful about! Facebook friends invite us to participate in “Gratitude Challenges” – who has time for that?!  And...
Are You Suffering?

Are You Suffering?

When you’re raising a kid with ADHD, life can become crazy (is that an understatement or what?!).  And when kids are really struggling, one of the first things that gets neglected is a parents’ self-care.  Now, if you’ve been following my work for any period of time,...
Do these 3 things after your kid’s diagnosis

Do these 3 things after your kid’s diagnosis

The days, weeks and months after a diagnosis are often filled by confusion, overwhelm, and information overload.  Who do you believe? What books, articles, blogs do you read? Which behaviors do you even pay attention to? What matters, and what can you ignore for now?...
ADHD or just “normal kid” behavior?

ADHD or just “normal kid” behavior?

Is my child’s behavior because of their ADHD or is this just “normal kid stuff”? If I had a dollar for every time a parent asked me this question …. I’d for SURE be able to buy that new minivan I’ve been eyeing! Do you torment yourself with this question? Do you...