Tag Archives: ADHD

Rotten to the Scores

Today is my birthday. I’m trying to be graceful about it. But I gotta tell you it’s been hard. Louisiana is having a heat wave from hell. I mean that. Surely this is what Hell’s ambient temperature must be. To … Continue reading

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Sock and Roll

We’ve been settling in.  It takes longer than you’d think.  For starters, it’s the logistics of 2 kids in 2 schools on the same schedule.  It’s working for the most part – largely thanks to a wonderful friend of mine … Continue reading

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Week in the Knees

Sorry. Time has just gotten away from me. We’ve been dealing with the whole getting back into a routine thing. We are officially in our third week -second full week – of the new school year. It’s been a mixed … Continue reading

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Zoo’s On First?

Dear people who were visiting the swamp area at the New Orleans Zoo Sunday afternoon, I’m the woman in the black dress you saw trying to yank a screaming, wailing, flailing girl into the ladies room.    I know you … Continue reading

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Count Rushmore

The beginning of the school year is approaching fast.  Too fast.  I’m not ready. I’m already disappointed in Felix’s new school.  When you have a kid who needs some extra care/support, everyone loves to tell you to “be proactive.”  How … Continue reading

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Fairwell

I must admit I’ve had my head in the sand.  I’ve been avoiding stuff.  Stuff around the house.  Stuff at work.  This stuff.  School stuff.  That’s the root of it all, the school stuff.  I’ve reached that point where it’s … Continue reading

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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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