June 2007

ADHD and Impulse

by Brenda on June 29, 2007

I did something I shouldn’t have tonight; I ate a banana split. Well, not the whole thing - just enough to make me sick. I feel as stuffed as the traditional Thanksgiving turkey. Now, why did I do that? Wouldn’t you think a grown woman would know better? Well, the fact is, I do know [...]


Explaining My ADHD Brain

by Brenda on June 26, 2007

It occurred to me, as it sometimes does, that my most recent post might not have seemed as relevant to you as it did to me. There is a reason for that - it’s the way the ADD mind works. I made an analogy recently about ADD and hyperlinks on a website - how you [...]


Talking About Managing ADHD

by Brenda on June 25, 2007

I’ve just discovered a cool new toy for my website: it’s called My Chingo. You’ll find it on the right hand sidebar - look for the bright green box. What it does is allow you to leave me a 2 minute audio comment - voicemail, if you will - as an alternative to emailing me. [...]


ADHD:Managing Forgetfulness

by Brenda on June 22, 2007

Here are some specific ideas for managing the common things that kids with ADD/ADHD forget: Homework assignments: a planner is a great idea, and good preparation for life in general. See the post from last time regarding using one. Another idea is to involve the teacher(s) in the process, if they’re willing. At the end [...]


Forgetfulness and ADHD

by Brenda on June 20, 2007

The other day, as I was busy doing other things, several thoughts came into my head; ideas for things that I wanted to share here. Because I was busy on other aspects of my business, and I was really having a productive day, I didn’t stop to write anything down. I was actually pretty fired [...]


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