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ADHD women and mothers need support and connection. And we often don’t get it. You can list your flaws and mistakes. You know have to tear yourself down. You might even be good at maintaining a sense of humor about all of it. Anyone else collect funny ADHD memes? You’ve probably joined some of the […]

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  No really, Lets Get Real about life as a woman, business, aging, relationships and parenting.  WITH ADHD. Lets get real about all of it. Because I’m forty and I just don’t care as much any more about appealing to everyone. What’s that expression? If you try to serve everyone, then you end up serving […]

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  I gave my child ADHD. I also gave him wavy hair and a love of sarcasm. Maybe you also gave your child ADHD? I guarantee you also gave them some other stuff as well. A few weeks ago my son was struggling at Jujitsu. He was supposed to do a front roll and he […]

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ADHD Women and Self-Compassion do not just go together. At least not in a conversation. You know what I mean. ADHD women don’t talk about self-compassion the same way we talk about our struggles. But I’d argue this is a conversation we should be having. You get the diagnosis, and then you are pretty much […]

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I admit it, I was a skeptic about  mindfulness for ADHD women. Well I was a skeptic about mindfulness in general. So like any good research nerd I set out to learn more. In one 2008 study 78% of participants who practiced mindful awareness reported a reduction in their ADHD symptoms. In fact, at the […]

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Self-talk is essential for better emotional management with ADHD. Self-talk is also one of the most overlooked, and underappreciated tools we have to scaffold our executive function deficits. Basically, your brain needs a little more dopamine, and you need the dopamine to travel across the neurons more efficiently. Without proper suffusion of dopamine we are […]

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Anxiety and ADHD show up in your life in a variety of ways, some more obvious than others. The two  go together like peanut butter and jelly whether we like it or not. Even if you aren’t feeling it, anxiety is always there like a rip current ready to pull you under. This is actually […]

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  Shame, anxiety, and worthiness are recurrent themes in the conversations I have with my private support group. I’m sure you’ve heard of Brene Brown, everyone has. I picked up a copy of The Gifts of Imperfection a while back, and I took my time reading it. Then I read it again. (affiliate link, see […]

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We who have ADHD rarely talk about our partners without ADHD. I get emails as least once per week form women struggling in their relationships. Each situation is unique, and some of them are quite complex. But when it comes to relationships and ADHD some patterns emerge. One common issue occurs when the partner without […]

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This is what I learned about women’s hormones and ADHD: A woman’s hormones are as individual as the ADHD diagnosis itself. Turning 40 is no joke. I should know, because I recently visited my obgyn where we discussed not only my impending mammogram, but also my fluctuating hormones. You know what I mean. If you […]

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