The Keys to Time-Management with ADHD (Part 5): “From To-Do, to Done!”

Time management is a very complex set of skills and behaviors that all need to work together for us to be able to use time effectively. In this final article in my series on time management and ADHD, I’ll explore how you can tame your To-do list so that you can actually get done the things […]

The Keys to Time-Management with ADHD (Part 4): Managing Your “To-Dos”

An effective time-management system isn’t really a single system, but a complex and interwoven set of skills and behaviors.  There are lots of different things that come into play with how well we manage our time, including: how efficiently we work and resist distractions; how well we estimate and judge the passage of time; how […]

Keeping up at Home (Even with ADD)!

Struggling to keep up with the things they need to do at home is something my clients complain about all the time. For most of us, even our kids and teens, life can be extremely full and fast-paced, making it hard to keep up with what we need to do, and what we should do–especially […]

It’s “Back-to-It” Time!

No matter what we do, we all have some kind of job. Whether you’re a doctor, nurse, business manager, student, stay-at-home parent, or something else, we all have a job we have to do. Many of us have several! Many of us also feel at the end of our long “work” days that we just […]

Have a Successful Summer – Even with ADHD ADD!

My Top 5 Strategies for Enjoying Summer with ADHD ADD! I absolutely love summer. I look forward to it all year. I may actually look forward to it more than my children! I love the sunshine, the warm weather (even these 90-plus-degree days with high humidity), the long days, bare feet, barbecues and pool parties […]

What will you do with the Gift of Time? (aka “Confessions of an ADD Coach”!)

It’s a matter of perspective but, if you think about it, this extra day in a leap-year February is really a gift of time! It’s kind of like finding cash in a card from your Aunt when you didn’t expect it, or the unexpected crisp $20 bill in the pocket of your jeans. What will […]

You Are More Than Your To-Do List!

I always tell my clients, “You are more than your to-do list!” So many of us measure the quality of our days with some imaginary productivity yard stick. A good day is one when the moon, planets and stars align and we’re super productive. A bad day is one when we’re not taking care of […]

Top 5+ Strategies for Happier Holidays–even with ADHD!

Tips to help you actually ENJOY the Holiday Season this year! While the Holiday season can be filled with fun and excitement, many individuals with ADD and parents of children with ADHD also find it to be a great source of stress. The added responsibilities, lack of structure, expectations of others, prolonged car rides, and […]

Down to the Wire AGAIN! (aka the “Power of Purposeful Procrastination”)

Deadlines. We all have them: at work, at home, and in every aspect of our lives, from time clocks to taxes and bills to birthdays. For some of us, the pressure of a deadline can be a good motivator. We’ve all heard someone say, “I work best under pressure!” This can feel especially true for […]

10 Back-To-School Tips Anyone Can Use!

Whether you are the parent of a school-age child with ADHD or an adult looking to make change yourself, these back-to-school tips have something for everyone! 1.  Be a part of your child’s team at school.  Whether your child has a Section 504 Plan, an IEP, or neither, it is essential to his school success […]

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