ADD / ADHD

Special Emergency Weather Preparedness

In our house, we have to prepare in a lot of special ways for certain circumstances.  Serious weather and natural disasters are just one of the things we have to be ready for and prepare for the unexpected. It can be very difficult to predict how our oldest daughter will react to some situations. D is six years old and she is our special child. [...]

How Can We Be Jolly – A Family vs A Residential Treatment Facility

Everywhere we look, there are reminders that this is the season.  The season to be jolly.  The season of good cheer and hope. I blog regularly over at my site whynotfathers.com.  For some readers, what I am about to say may not make a lot of sense.  I recommend you review the above site. :)  Yes a bit of shameless self-promotion.  I hope my editor [...]

Michael Phelps, Debbie Phelps, ADHD and What We Can Learn From Them

With the Olympics comes the stories. The stories are what intrigue us, that connect us on a seemingly more “personal” level along with the “larger” connection of routing for your country while marveling at the athletic beauty (and more) of other countries. The stories are of our Olympians. The stories are of people like Michael Phelps... and ADHD. If it’s a surprise to you, as [...]