Mom’s Tools for Back to School

As we race toward the finish line of summer, after experiencing a terribly HOT several weeks, I have been in gear to get some planning methods established during this Back to School time!  I have been putting together some Mom Tools to help me get things organized.  Frankly, I've been a fly-by-the-seat-of-her-pants kind of mom [...]

It’s a Busy Season

I have felt like writing MORE in the past month than I have in the past several months, but due to the busyness of life, have NOT been able to get here. Just wanted to quickly update and touch base. I gave my notice at my job at the end of April, fully intending to [...]

On This Day. I Will Tell My Children.

I didn't originally intend to post anything today.  Sometimes, it's enough to just be silent and remember. But I felt like I needed to say that I DO REMEMBER this day.  This day 14 years ago.  My children are wearing Red, White & Blue to school for Patriot's Day.  But they don't remember.  And sometimes [...]

Parenting an Out of the Box Child – Part 3

{If you are just joining, click the links over to Part 1 and Part 2 of this series to catch up!} Can I tell you the MOST challenging part of parenting my Out of the Box Child(ren)?  it isn't determining the root cause for each diagnosis, whether or not to use medication in our toolbox, or [...]

Parenting An Out of the Box Child – Part 2

New here?  Click here to read Part 1 of this series. I. Was. Lost. in my parenting journey and I found myself wondering all the how's and why's that come with ADHD.  Frankly, I still feel lost in my journey most days.  Is this ADHD thing my fault?  is it her fault?  Is she just reacting [...]