February 2009

ADHD or Lack of Attention?

by Brenda on February 26, 2009

I read an article recently on Health that discussed adult ADHD. The article was called “Attention Sappers: 5 Reasons You Can’t Concentrate”. The article pointed out that the lifestyle of many adults these days is contributing to their forgetfulness and lack of attention. Things like technology, lack of sleep, not enough exercise, stress, and job [...]


20 Minutes A Day

by Brenda on February 25, 2009

One of the challenges of having Attention Deficit Disorder is keeping up with all the stuff in our lives. Not just material stuff, but things like appointments, errands, and even the work we have to do. It feels to me sometimes like I’ve got this orbital path circling around my head - kind of like [...]


Focus and Setting Goals

by Brenda on February 23, 2009

Focus is a big word for ADDers, mainly because we struggle with maintaining it. We’re easily distracted, remember? Carrie Wilkerson (the person I want to be when I grow up) wrote a really wonderful series of blog posts last year around the theme of focus. Carrie, aka The Barefoot Executive, writes mostly for women who [...]

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Getting It Done

by Brenda on February 19, 2009

Maybe I should have called this post “Not Getting It Done”, but then you probably wouldn’t have read it You know I’ve been on an organizing thing lately. Cleaning up and de-cluttering and rearranging in case we might need to sell our house and move. (Mark is laid off and there is a possibility that [...]


Does Your Child Qualify for Free Tutoring?

by Brenda on February 18, 2009

I was recently contacted by Connie Stack, founder and co-creator of Free NCLB Tutoring, Inc. She asked me to help her inform parents of the free tutoring benefit that is part of the No Child Left Behind Act. Connie says that while over 4 million kids were eligible to participate in the program in the [...]


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