Tag Archives: ADHD

Strike a Poseur

Warning:  I’m allowing my ADHD family to rub off on me for this one.  Brace yourself and follow along if you can. Speaking of ADHD, I’ve been joining several online support groups, as I feel that’s something I need.  I … Continue reading

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Handing Me the Ease to the Kingdom

You know that old saying about how sometimes you can’t see the forest for the trees?  I’ve had a parental version of that in the last 24 hours.  I suppose I tend to be incredibly detail-oriented.  I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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Would You Like Some Fries With That Snake?

Offices are strange places.  I’m sitting at my desk in my office.  Who am I kidding?  It’s a damn cubicle.  It’s that horrible pseudo-privacy in which you’re in there alone but everyone that walks by is typically peeking in to … Continue reading

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Pots and Plans

So here we are.  I guess for those of y’all keeping track, I owe you an update on what’s going on with the Dude.  After trying everything I could think of, and exploring every possible plan B through Z, Felix … Continue reading

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Of Thee I Swing

Remember me?  I’m still here.  I’m still busy.  Thing should start to calm down now.  I know.  I’ve said that before. The day after what would have been my kids’ real last day of school, we went on a trip … Continue reading

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Mess for Success

Do you ever think or even know that you’re pushing the envelope?  Doing stuff that is bordering on the ridiculous, irresponsible, or even obnoxious?  Do you ever get to the point where you’re not certain that you care? I fought … Continue reading

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Trashes to Trashes

Today I snapped. I picked up my kids after school, listened to them squabble and fight the whole way home, opened Felix’s folder and pulled out his behavior chart, at which point I saw that today’s square had originally been … Continue reading

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Mad to the Bone

I’ve made a lot of calls.  I’ve sent a lot of emails.  I’ve talked to some lovely board members at both the state and local level.  Many of them used our phone calls as opportunities to tell me about their … Continue reading

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Alive and Licking

This past week has been a huge lesson in how absolutely incapacitating Mom Guilt can be.  With Stella, I had Mom Guilt for her entire Kindergarten year, and that stayed with me for about 1/3rd of her first grade year.  … Continue reading

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House of Discards

I’ve been processing.  It’s a lot.  This whole past weekend is really a huge blur, and not just because I drank too much wine (that was only Friday night).  All I wanted to do was cry and sleep.  I slept … Continue reading

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