Thriving and Driving with ADHD

I recently shared that my oldest has been diagnosed with ADHD. It’s new to us. We’re learning something new everyday. When she was 6 months old, she was diagnosed with pretty serious food allergies, while simultaneously beginning a battle with weeping eczema. We didn’t go anywhere without an Epi pen or a travel case filled…

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My teen and ADHD

I’ve missed writing and commenting. I’ve missed my community. Being away, collecting thoughts, teaching, keeping track of life, sometimes overwhelming, sometimes challenging, I’m quite spent. I find when life is full, my mind boxes things, sort of like being at the Container Store, I love that place – there’s something for everyone. If I could…

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Twenty years

Twenty years since he left us, suddenly and too soon. It wasn’t a difficult passing, his suffering didn’t last long, but it wasn’t instant. One night, a cough, turned into a rumbley chest, it rattled and hummed. Sounded painful. Asthmatic, so difficult to breathe. Off to the hospital with my uncle who had a team…

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Fired, Gone, Locked Out

Four beloved teachers were fired two months ago. It happened after graduation and the  last day of school. Kids didn’t say goodbye, they said… see you next year. The following week when the teachers got to school, they were locked out of their email, given two hours to pack up 5-6 years of worth of…

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I quote Saturdays – Mindfulness

When I began as meditating mummy, I wanted to create a space that was an extension of my mindfulness practice. I am all about trying to abandon yesterday and tomorrow, just being here today, in the moment, finding inner peace( being mindful is such hard work – er I think about my kids and making…

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Looking Back

I’ve turned 40( yes, a big number, but really, how big is it?). I am 40 and two days old actually, and um, it isn’t all that great, well, not yet anyway – er, I suppose I haven’t been 40 all that long. Besides, it hasn’t felt like much of a celebration because the entire week…

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The Best Things in Life…

Lately I have been uninspired. I have blogged in fits and starts, I have many book reviews pending, yet I can’t seem to get a coherent line in. Except for posts about Colin Firth – I would be worried if my letters to him didn’t come naturally,- nothing else flows. I read a magazine today…

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