Category Archives: ADHD

The Sounds of Summer

This past weekend was Victoria Day up here in The Great White North. It’s a national holiday and the kick-off to Summer (in Canada, Summer gets a capital “S” – it’s that important to us). Victoria Day is a Canadian … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies

As promised to my good friend, Ruthie (she did not find last Sunday Funnies funny, which they weren’t, but they were important to share), silly pictures of kitties who have ADHD.

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Surviving the Madhouse

Have you ever done this with your kids? This is standard procedure in the Madhouse.

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Adventures With My Teen Daughter

Today I received an unusual phone call from the doctor’s office. The receptionist asked me for Rian’s new Health Card number. A resident of Ontario must have a health card to show that he or she is entitled to health … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies

      Aren’t teens fun?

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Sunday Funnies

      I regret to admit this is very often the case in the Madhouse.

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Day 14

“A song that reminds you of your boyfriend/girlfriend.” I love my Michael. When we first started getting serious I told him we needed to talk, privately. He came and picked me up and we drove to the park. We sat … Continue reading

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Day 5

Day 5 – “A song that is often stuck in your head.” This one was easy!! The 59th Street Bridge Song is always running through my head. It’s such a catchy tune. When the kids where toddlers, and running all … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies

With a 14-year-oldĀ  boy and a 16-year-old girl under the same roof, we definitely need an early warning system.

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Sunday Funnies

Homework time at the Madhouse looks a lot like this.

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