I’ve been taking medication for my ADHD for about a month now (if I don’t forget, oh the irony!) By now, I’ve learned quite a bit already about what it can and can’t do for me. It’s a helpful tool, but it’s not the fix-all for all my symptoms.
Today my daughter turns 10. This marks 10 years of being a mother, though I realise that this is a much more flexible state of being than I always thought, and that it is much more related to my state of being than the children I have…
It’s been two years! Going back to my old posts feels like visiting a former version of myself. I’ve learned so much since then, also about how to keep a blogging habit going!
As parents, we are often quick to say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to a child’s request. We often default to one or the other, depending on who we are and depending on which kid. But what if we took our time to answer their requests?
The Egg is a symbol of fertility, of Easter and the first step to an omelette. But we also all come from an egg (be it a tiny one) and perhaps are like them in many ways, still.
When we go through an emotional process, it can be incredibly transforming and feel like we’ll never go back to life as it was before. Yet a few weeks later, those old patterns start popping up again and after a few months it seems nothing has changed. How do you get transformation to stick? Through integration…
Time is tricky. Sometimes there seems to be lots of it, and the next moment it’s all disappeared. Where did it go? How can you track it effectively? And why is this so hard for people with ADHD?
Planning is as important as it can be frustrating, often it is both at the same time and I tend to go between doing it religiously and cursing it emphatically. I’m just now finding some tricks that might help make it both sustainable and stress-reducing.