So you’ve got an ADHD diagnosis as an adult and suddenly your whole life makes sense. You now have an explanation for all those times you forgot to do something that was SO important, or couldn’t begin to work on something that you wanted to get done, or the chaos of projects you’ve started, but never finished.
There’s the half-knitted sweater. That book you started writing but never quite got past the first chapter. The half a dozen books you’ve started reading. The feeling of dread because your 2020 taxes aren’t done…and it’s 2022.
I get it! ADHD comes with a lot of down sides.
But there’s a lot to appreciate too.
So, here are three things to be super grateful for if you’re a woman with ADHD!
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Anger is a hard emotion to experience. It can be harder to witness it in others. Truth be told, most of us are afraid of anger - our own and our children's. If you're wondering how to help your child deal with anger and possibly aggression, this new article may be helpful.
With back-to-school around the corner, now is the perfect time to consider ways to overcome those feelings of life being "too much" - too loud, too bright, too busy. Here's an article to get you started: 5 Ways to Recalibrate Your Senses When You're Feeling Overwhelmed & Overstimulated
Here's wishing you a peaceful happy fall!
Since this is a parenting blog, you can bet that this article is about the parent-child relationship. But, as you may come to understand rather quickly, the fundamentals ar the same as all other healthy relationships. CLICK HERE TO READ IT.
With summer starting up, you might find this short article helpful. CLICK HERE to read more.
Parenting is mostly a journey - one through which we become more than we realized we could be. My daughter recently celebrated her 25th birthday. Not surprisingly, I was moved to stop and reflect on the journey. CLICK HERE to read more.
Another post on Medium.com - CLICK HERE to see if a little 3-step process might help you through some of the bumps on the road during 2020.
Who doesn't want that, right? And yet, how many of us begin by trying to convince our children to do as we ask? What if there's an easier (though less direct) path to this end result? If you're interested in learning more, CLICK HERE!
I'm Judith Pinto, Occupational Therapist (Alberta, Canada) and Educator. I specialize in supporting neurodiverse children and adults to function at their best through integrative mental health consultations, psychotherapy & education.
Disclaimer: The information in this website page is not to be used in place of medical treatment by a health or mental health provider.