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Motherhood in ADHD – Parenting with ADHD, Productivity Tips, Brain based Science, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Education to Help Moms with Adult ADHD

227 EpisodesProduced by Patricia Sung | ADHD Coach for Moms with ADHDWebsite

Productivity, Parenting, and Education for Moms with Adult ADHDAre you overwhelmed by the never-ending to do list of motherhood? Are you burnt out and barely keeping your head above water? Are you confused and frustrated by how all the other moms make it look so easy? And somehow you're still flound… read more

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February 22nd, 2024

0:39

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E218: Finding Calm in the Chaos: Holiday Self-Care Tips

December 7th, 2023

34:21

It’s here again… that awful feeling: I’m behind.

You swore this year you’d print those adorable Christmas cards with your family’s smiling faces in …

E217: Friendships ADHD: Ghosting, Awkwardness and More with Social Skills Expert Caroline Maguire

November 30th, 2023

1:02:24

Ever feel like making friends is a puzzle you can't quite solve? 

You're not alone, mama! 

In this episode of Motherhood in ADHD, we unpack the …

E216: What I Wish I Knew Before Taking ADHD Medication: Your Questions Answered! Best Of Series

November 23rd, 2023

40:25

How do you feel when you think about taking ADHD medication?

Nervous?

Hopeful?

Overwhelmed?

The process of obtaining and finding the right medication …

E215: I Don’t Know What Else To Do! 5 Ways to Find Fresh Solutions When You Feel Stuck and Hopeless in the Same Old Frustrating Problems

November 16th, 2023

26:06

“I’ve tried everything!” 

When you’re dealing with a particularly frustrating problem that’s gone on for years, like parenting your exasperating …

E214: Parenting Lessons from Bad Bosses: When Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD) affects our Parenting and Partners

November 9th, 2023

24:23

What’s your story of working under an unqualified or unsupportive boss? I’m sharing a few of my terrible boss experiences. 

But today’s episode is not just about the bad bosses in the workplace. As a parent, we often …

E213: ADHD Junk Drawer: I Read My Bad Reviews, Late Diagnosis Grief, and When You Forget to Take Your ADHD Medication

November 2nd, 2023

34:06

What does the inside of your kitchen junk drawer look like?  

And why is it always in the kitchen? 

We all have a random smattering of ideas laying …

E212: Should I Become a Mom if I Have ADHD? How Pregnancy Influences ADHD and How to Treat Your ADHD when Pregnant with Therapist and Mom-to-Be Candin Phillips

October 19th, 2023

55:14

“Should I become a mom if I have ADHD?”

Here’s an episode you’ve been asking for - pregnancy and ADHD! You ask me so many questions around pregnancy …

E211: The Power of Community: 5 Things I Learned From Hanging Out With ADHD Moms This Weekend

October 12th, 2023

14:02

When you’re dreaming about taking time for yourself, does that nudge (or wave) of guilt make you pause? 

Today, I’m reflecting on 5 things I learned this weekend while I hung out with many of you. 

This past weekend was …

E210: I'm Sorry, I Forgot! Please Don't Be Mad At Me...It Was My ADHD

October 5th, 2023

22:20

Appointments, birthdays, permission slips, library books, names, the one thing you went into the store for…

E208: Live Coaching: How to Stop Yelling at Your Family with Successful Mama Meetup Member Jess

September 21st, 2023

30:11

When you want to help your kid, but you’re triggered yourself, it’s really hard to show as the mom you want to be.

Today I’m taking you behind the …

E207: Angry Moms Unite! How to Stop Yelling at Your Family: Behind the Scenes Peek into Successful Mama Meetups

September 14th, 2023

22:06

Did you spew angry volcano-vomit on your family today? Or yesterday? Or right before this, which is why you’re listening to this episode right now? …

E205: Emotional Sponges: How to Stop Absorbing Other People's Feelings by Defining Your Boundaries and Building Your Emotional Regulation Tools - A Behind the Scenes Look into my Small Group ADHD Coaching Program Lighthouse

September 5th, 2023

45:19

When your child charges in the room raging or super sour, how do you react? 

Do you immediately tense up, knowing that the battle is about to begin?

When your spouse arrives home, do you listen to the noises they make …

E204: Are You a Good Mom? The Gift of Presence in Joyful or Joyless Motherhood

August 31st, 2023

19:08

How many times have you questioned whether you are a “good mom”?

In the last 2 months, I’ve asked myself this at least 4000 times. This summer did not go as expected which made me doubt if I’m being a good mom.

Am I …

E203: Create the Calm: Lesser Known and Underappreciated Ways to Reduce Stress as a Mom with ADHD

August 24th, 2023

30:43

Are you juggling 6,358 things? 

If life’s been a little too much today or in general, let’s talk. I’m hanging on for dear life as things get next-level chaotic over here in the Sung house…

E202: The Same Fight Again: How to Improve Your Romantic Relationship When it's Impacted by ADHD with Melissa Orlov

August 17th, 2023

45:42

“My partner says I’m using my ADHD as an excuse. They’re not really understanding ADHD at all or how it affects me!” 

You shared your relationship struggles and you’re not the only one!

Today’s guest, Melissa Orlov, …

E201: Practice Makes Progress, Not Perfect: ADHD and Perfectionism from the Journey With Me Through ADHD Podcast with Guest Host Katelyn Mabry - Best of Friends Series

August 10th, 2023

17:34

How do you explain ADHD to your child?  

Start with the Journey with Me Through ADHD, a podcast for kids. Katelyn’s humongous heart for helping kids understand their ADHD is contagious! She knows just how to explain …

E200: Understanding ADHD in Neurodiverse Kids and Their Parents from the On The Hard Days Podcast with Guest Host Megan Champion - Best of Friends Series

August 3rd, 2023

1:28:10

Have you ever hated your own child? 

While you may not want to say it out loud, sometimes parenting is just. so. hard. that this burning hatred overtakes you in a fiery blaze. And when your child is extra… extra needy, …

E199: Feeling the Rage before your Period? Beyond PMS: Symptoms amp; Treatment for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) with Heidi Hogarth (Part 1) - Best of Friends Series

July 27th, 2023

30:44

When you've got PMS on steroids, the rage and depression are exponential.

Ever hear of Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder?

They call it PMDD for short, and it's a very real and serious hormonal disorder that affects up to …

E197 : Coping with ADHD as a Mom from The Balanced Parent Podcast with Guest Host Laura Froyen, PhD - Best of Friends Series

July 13th, 2023

48:08

When was the last time your ADHD affected your kids and you were kicking yourself for it?

While you get frustrated enough that your ADHD affects your own life, it's 100 times worse when it hurts your kids. Meet my …

E196: Symptoms of Inattentive ADHD or Just Your Quirky Personality - What does adult ADHD look like in women - Best Of Series

July 6th, 2023

50:14

“Is this an ADHD thing?”

This question comes up a lot!

It’s hard to say because there is a wide spectrum on how ADHD symptoms present in your day to day activities. At the same time, there is so much value in knowing …

E195: Good Moms Play with Their Kids Like This and Why Sticker Charts are ADHD Hell from the Badass Moms Podcast with Guest Host Kelly Donahue - Best of Friends Series

June 29th, 2023

52:42

Do you feel like motherhood’s been kind of a raw deal? 

Meet my friend Kelly Donahue, founder of Badass Moms. Kelly and I were in the same Integrative Life Coach certification course and I fell in love with her spunky …

E194: ADHD, Food Chronic Illness from The Adulting With ADHD Podcast with Guest Host Sarah Synder - Best of Friends Series

June 22nd, 2023

24:01

“Why didn’t anyone tell me that years ago?!?”

Perhaps you’ve asked that question at least 542 times along your ADHD journey. IYKYK

Sarah Snyder and I met a while back and immediately hit it off in chatting about the …

E193: How to Attract Clients and Stand Out While Living Out Your Mission as a Mom Entrepreneur from the Nothing for Granted Podcast with Guest Host Sloan Echavarria - Best Of Friends Series

June 15th, 2023

47:56

What does your “It Mom” Era look like?  

What do you believe in your It Mom era? How do you carry yourself? How do you trust yourself?

Meet Sloan Echavarria, also known as Sloan the Beast. As a modern entrepreneur, …

E192: What are the symptoms of ADHD in women? When and How to get an Adult ADHD diagnosis with Psychiatrist Dr. Sasha Hamdani - Best Of Friends Series

June 8th, 2023

43:28

What does your ADHD look like?

Does it look like impulsiveness, hyperactivity and the irresistible urge to fidget – the signs we constantly hear …

E191: Finding Faith Knowing Your Worth: My Perspective on Being a Christian with ADHD

June 1st, 2023

32:16

Avoid religion and politics! 

While that’s usually great advice, today I’m not following it. 

Many mamas have asked me to do this episode for at …

E190: Guilt Around Spending Money or Time on Yourself? 3 Steps to Overcoming Mom Guilt!

May 25th, 2023

24:36

Goldfish crackers are not lunch.

Are you only giving yourself the bare minimum leftovers of everything: scraps of time, energy and money?

Today, …

E189: Finding Support as an ADHD Mom: Cultivating Real-Life Friendships Prioritizing Yourself

May 18th, 2023

21:59

Who’s in your support circle? 

Moms often put ourselves at the bottom of the list, including friendships and how we surround ourselves with support. 

Yet, you need support just as much as your children do. You need …

E188: Mental Wellness + Amaze-Ability: How her life was changed by her late ADHD Diagnosis with “The MD with ADHD” Psychiatrist Dr. Dawn Kamilah Brown

May 11th, 2023

52:52

When were you diagnosed with ADHD?

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Dr. Dawn Kamilah Brown, “The MD with ADHD” joins us to share her advice on what to ask and disclose during your ADHD diagnosis appointment. …

E187: I Hate Vacations! How To Improve Transitions for ADHD: What To Do When The Days After Your Trip Feel Like Torture

May 4th, 2023

29:23

After your family trip is over, do you look more like Clark Griswald than the refreshed luminescent being you were hoping for?

The trip was wonderful …

E186: Are you a 2 AM Suitcase Stuffer? My ADHD-Friendly Vacation Packing Plan

April 27th, 2023

25:57

When it’s time to leave on a trip, are you up at 2 AM stuffing random clothing in your suitcase because half of your clothes are still in the washer and you’re so delirious, you forget your underwear?

That was me up …

E185: Dream Vacation or Nightmare Holiday? How to Plan a Vacation When You Have ADHD, plus what to do when it's your first solo trip without kids

April 20th, 2023

22:50

When it’s time to plan a trip, do you feel less like a blissful honeymooner and more like Tom Hanks in Castaway?  And you haven’t even left yet…

E184: Sweet Dreams! How to Fall Asleep Faster and Go to Bed Earlier as a Mom with ADHD

April 14th, 2023

34:22

Are you listening to this podcast at 1:30 AM while rage cleaning your kitchen?

…when you “should” be sleeping?

Ask me how I know.

Sleep issues often …

E183: More Than Chore Charts: How to use visual communication to connect with your ADHD child and yourself, even if you're not creative with Laura Matteson

April 6th, 2023

49:51

“The only reason why someone might not like a visual checklist is if they don't understand what the task is. So that's where a demonstration might be needed. Or they feel like it's too hard, in which case you can break …

E182: How I Overcame RSD and Saved My Marriage (and stopped being a yelling, angry mom)

March 31st, 2023

35:40

What’s your most shameful secret you’re hiding in your closet of skeletons?  Today I’m sharing one of mine: the way I had been treating my family.

It …

E181: Fear of Failure as a Mom with ADHD? The Truth About Being Consistent vs. Persistent

March 23rd, 2023

26:12

Consistency is not a requirement for success, even though a lot of people will tell you otherwise. 

You are not them.

You’re a mom with ADHD.  

You have tiny humans that are not predictable.

You have hormones and a …

E180: Following the Wrong Leader: Are You Choosing Wisely for your ADHD Family?

March 16th, 2023

22:04

Ever follow a friend's advice only to realize that it was never gonna work for you?

They meant well, but all you got was frustration and heartache.

E179: Is ADHD a Superpower? Focusing on the Strengths of ADHD without Toxic Positivity

March 9th, 2023

24:35

It only took me 41 years, but I finally found a type of time that ADHD is not only compatible with, but excels at.

What else are we great at?  What are the strengths of ADHD? There’s a long list. 

AND you can feel like …

E177: Lost at Sea with ADHD: Stop Floundering through Life while Drowning

February 23rd, 2023

18:56

When you live on the water, you need different things: Sturdier, waterproof supplies. Hurricane-proof windows. Lots of rope to tie down your things.

Life at sea is rough on the merchandise.

Are you prepared for the …

E176: Body Doubling for ADHD: Anxiety Alert or Helpful Productivity Hack?

February 16th, 2023

14:50

For a long time, body doubling made me want to cringe. I prided myself on being a self-starter. I didn’t need help. And I certainly didn’t want anyone watching me do stuff. 

Eep! Perfectionist alert!

Was I totally wrong …

E175: Exit the Emotional Rollercoaster: How to Help Your ADHD Child Build Their Emotional Regulation Skills with Dr. Carrie Jackson

February 9th, 2023

42:39

Having someone on your side who understands makes everything easier. Especially when you’re learning how to navigate parenting your neurodivergent …

E174: Skip Your New Year’s Resolution: 3 Alternative Questions to Achieve the Right Goals for Your ADHD

December 16th, 2022

33:24

I hate goal trackers. They are sticker charts for grownups. (I also despise sticker charts.)

I’m not a New Year’s resolution person. I never stick …

E173: 4 Steps to Stop Your Holiday Stress: Clean up the Chaos one Baby Step at a Time

December 8th, 2022

14:36

We’re in the thick of the holidays and perhaps your sanity is already wavering.  School performances, shopping, baking, less sleep, unusual …

E172: Whats the difference between an IEP and 504 plan? A teacher's explanation

December 1st, 2022

14:24

What’s the difference between an IEP and a 504 plan?

While many kids with ADHD do well in school, a much greater percentage struggle to excel.  The …

E171: Thankful for You! 3 Black Friday Deals on Community Courses and Coaching

November 24th, 2022

9:05

Thank you, sweet mama!

In the US, it’s Thanksgiving today and I’m so thankful for you and this community.

And to say thank you, I’m sharing my Black …

E170: You’re Invited to Successful Mama Meetups - How to Make Your Goal Fun for ADHD: Goal Setting with ADHD Part 4

November 17th, 2022

14:20

When you have ADHD, you often know what you should do and why you should do it. And yet, you still don’t do it. Ugh.

This week on the podcast, I’m …

E169: How to Follow Through When You Forget About Your Goal: Goal Setting with ADHD Part 3

November 16th, 2022

26:52

When you have ADHD, you often know what you should do and why you should do it. And yet, you still don’t do it. Ugh.

This week on the podcast, I’m …

E168: How to Find Your Motivation When You Just Don’t Want to Do The Thing: Goal Setting with ADHD Part 2

November 15th, 2022

21:36

When you have ADHD, you often know what you should do and why you should do it. And yet, you still don’t do it. Ugh.

This week on the podcast, I’m …

E167: How to Make a Plan When You Stink at Planning: Goal Setting with ADHD Part 1

November 14th, 2022

21:43

When you have ADHD, you often know what you should do and why you should do it. And yet, you still don’t do it. Ugh.

This week on the podcast, I’m …

E166: Overstimulation Dysregulation - 3 Steps for Preparing for the Holidays ADHD Style: Your Questions Answered!

November 11th, 2022

17:20

We’ve officially entered the marathon of the holiday season! 

How can we prepare for the holidays so that our sanity is still intact come January?  

E165: How To Do Less But Better, Especially When You Have a Busy Brain with Tracy Stanger

November 3rd, 2022

46:36

When a thought pops in your head, do you feel like you need to do something with it right away or else you’ll forget?

That whack-a-mole thinking is a …

E164: Overcome ADHD Imposter Syndrome: How to Stop Feeling Like A Failure, A Fraud, or Like You Aren’t Good Enough

October 27th, 2022

28:58

Maybe you’re not as terrible as you think. Do you often explain away your achievements?

You got that new job by sheer luck…

E163: ADHD Paralysis: 7 Simple Steps to Unthaw From ADHD “Freeze”

October 20th, 2022

22:26

How many times a day do you get stuck spinning in circles because you have no idea what to do next?

You know you have a lot to do, but you’re not sure what to do next. So your anxiety goes up, making it harder to figure …

E162: It's Just One Glass of Wine! Groundhog Day Drinking: How to Stop the Vicious Cycle of Self-Medicating your ADHD with Alcohol with Carolyn Robistow LPC

October 13th, 2022

1:06:44

You wake up in the morning and think, "Dang it! I wasn't gonna drink last night." Now you feel like crap and don't want to get out of bed.

A lot of …

Bonus: How Can Today Be Easier? ADHD Awareness Month

October 6th, 2022

2:58

As we enter ADHD Awareness Month, our theme is “Do Less to Lower Your Stress.” 

You have an overflowing plate as a mom with ADHD. How do you take things off your plate? *panic ensues*

Good question! I’m giving you …

E161: Help My Kid Makes Me Late Every Day-How to Get Your ADHD Child Moving in the Morning-Your Questions Answered

September 30th, 2022

20:23

What do you do when your ADHD child is always making you late? How do you deal with an ADHD kid who takes a hundred years to get ready in the morning or at bedtime (or all the time!)? 

Jaymi asks this question about …

E160: Overcoming Rejection Sensitivity as a Parent with ADHD and Demonstrating it for Your Children Too

September 22nd, 2022

15:54

I recently got rejected from something that mattered to me. And it stunk. RSD (rejection sensitivity dysphoria) and trauma response all rolled into …

E159: Feeling Exhausted? 2 Tiring Mom Jobs You Don’t Give Yourself Credit For

September 15th, 2022

17:44

We went to the Johnson Space Center during the last week of summer and got to sit in Mission Control for the Apollo 13 mission. At Mission Control, …

E158: Symptoms of Inattentive ADHD or Just Your Quirky Personality: What does Adult ADHD look like in women?

September 8th, 2022

42:54

“Is this an ADHD thing?”

This question comes up a lot!

It’s hard to say because there is a wide spectrum on how ADHD symptoms present in your day to day activities. At the same time, there is so much value in knowing …

E157: ADHD Sabotage: How Do I Stop Impulsive Spending and Behavior? Your Questions Answered!

September 4th, 2022

18:32

When impulsive behavior bites you in the butt again, it’s discouraging!

I’m sharing how I slow down impulsive leaps that kick my butt. 

In a brand …

E156: Create a Simple Morning Routine and Arrive on Time without Nagging for Moms and Children with ADHD

September 1st, 2022

17:27

It was our worst morning last school year. I screwed up big time, and left school drop off feeling demoralized and ashamed.

This is not how I want …

E155: Slow Down! Lowering Impulsivity and Sensory Overload with the Power of the Pause

August 31st, 2022

13:13

When was the last time you said something you wish you hadn’t? 

Your impulsive tendencies affect you in more ways than simply putting your foot in …

E154: Igniting Conversations that Bring ADHD Women Together: BIPOC ADHD Trailblazers at the ADDA Women's Town Hall July 2022 Part 2

August 29th, 2022

44:04

What do women with ADHD need right now? Well, a lot of things, and community is high on the list. This episode amplifies and celebrates the trailblazing voices and experiences of women and female BIPOC individuals …

E153: Igniting Conversations that Bring ADHD Women Together: ADHD Trailblazers at the ADDA Women's Town Hall July 2022 Part 1

August 27th, 2022

1:01:07

What do women with ADHD need right now? Well, a lot of things, and community is high on the list. This episode amplifies and celebrates the trailblazing voices and experiences of women and female BIPOC individuals …

E152: My Arriving Home Routine: Easy Routines for Moms with ADHD for Calm Evenings and Smooth Mornings - Top Tips Encore

August 18th, 2022

10:29

Today I'm explaining what I do when I walk in the door after a long day.

Before the chaos really takes off, I take a few minutes to sort the clutter of backpacks, diaper bags, lunch boxes, and work bags and prepare for …

E151: Get Ready for the First Day of School: Transitioning Back to School for ADHD Moms Kids - Top Tips Encore

August 4th, 2022

30:34

Transitions are rough for ADHD. 

Back to School season brings a mountain of new details to absorb, way too many forms to keep track of, and deadlines …

E150: How to be Less Late: An ADHD Guide for Improving Timeliness When You Are Time Blind - Top Tips Encore

July 28th, 2022

25:53

Less late is the goal. 

Sure, we wish we were on time. 

Let's take some baby steps and be a little less late. 

Today we'll discuss why we are …

Bonus: Rest is Different than Recovery - Behind The Scenes Summer Update 3

July 22nd, 2022

13:54

Behind The Scenes Sneak Peek? Yes, please!

My summer devolved into chaos, and I’m sharing why. Things have not - at all - gone as planned, yet I’m …

Bonus: That Time I Got “Let Go” - Behind The Scenes Summer Update 2

July 21st, 2022

13:17

Behind The Scenes Sneak Peek? Yes, please!

What horrible work experience have you had? Were you fired? “Let go”? Embarrassed for all of time?

In this raw, unedited episode, I'm sharing what's going on Behind The Scenes …

Bonus: No, You’re not a B*tch! Confidently Say You’re Amazing and Shine! - Behind The Scenes Summer Update 4

July 21st, 2022

14:22

Behind The Scenes Sneak Peek? Yes, please!

You are meant for more, mama. You are meant to be successful with ADHD because that is how you were made. …

Bonus: ADDA Global Gathering - Behind The Scenes Summer Update 1

July 20th, 2022

11:26

Behind The Scenes Sneak Peek? Yes, please!

In this raw, unedited episode, I'm sharing what's going on Behind The Scenes this summer as I take a break from creating new episodes to... make a new episode today!

Over the …

E149: Do You Have ADHD? How to Get an Adult ADHD Diagnosis and Find the Right Doctor to Help You - Top Tips Encore

July 7th, 2022

20:42

Don't you wish there was a five-question Cosmo quiz that would tell you a definitive yes/no answer to the question "Do you have ADHD?"

Well, our …

E148: Stop the Summer Chaos! 5 Simple Steps to creating a flexible summer schedule for the ADHD family - QA Session: Top Tips Encore

June 23rd, 2022

19:58

It's June, and your kids are either home now or about to be home for the whole summer.  That is three unstructured months of chaos ahead of you...

E147: What I Wish I Knew Before Taking ADHD Medication: Your Questions Answered!

June 9th, 2022

38:35

How do you feel when you think about taking ADHD medication?

Nervous? 

Hopeful? 

Overwhelmed? 

The process of obtaining and finding the right …

E146: 10 ADHD Medication Myths Busted: Honestly Discussing the Truth about Stimulant ADHD Medicines

June 2nd, 2022

41:41

Stimulant medication for ADHD is a hot-button topic. 

Everyone has something to say -- your friends, your coworkers, your uncle's cousin's brother's …

E145: Stimulants and Non-Stimulants, Common Side Effects, and Squashing Rumors: An Introduction to ADHD Medication with Dr. Carolyn Lentzsch-Parcells

May 26th, 2022

49:01

Can I get addicted to ADHD medication?

Is Adderall the same as meth? 

With questions like these circling within communities and around the internet, it's no wonder so many ADHDers are confused, and sometimes terrified …

E144: Overcoming the Shame, Fear, and Embarrassment of ADHD Medication For Your Best Treatment Plan - Because Parenting with ADHD is a Different Ball Game! with Dr. Carolyn Lentzsch-Parcells

May 19th, 2022

42:52

You should be able to get your kids to school on time.

You should be able to remember all your appointments. 

You should be able to handle life …

E143: Should You Take ADHD Medication? How to Make the Difficult Decision to Try ADHD Medicine for Your Child or Yourself with Psychotherapist Christina Crowe

May 12th, 2022

57:09

How will ADHD medication affect my life?

What will my family and friends think if I tell them?

Will ADHD medication change my personality?

There are so many fears, worries, and what-if's surrounding taking ADHD …

E142: Why I Choose to Take ADHD Medication and My Journey for the Best ADHD Treatment Plan

May 5th, 2022

47:13

How do you feel about ADHD medication? 

Are you taking it? Does it help you focus and thrive?

Or are you medication-curious, and a little freaked out about it? That’s totally okay

Are you anti-medicine? That's …

E141: How to Succeed when You're Leading Your Family On Your Own - 5 Single Moms with ADHD Share: Ask The Experts Roundtable

April 28th, 2022

13:20
Parenting as a single mom is hard. 

Parenting as a single mom with adult ADHD is extra hard. 

There's homework, housework, and after-school …

E140: What Does ADHD Look Like in Women? When to get an Adult ADHD Diagnosis with Dr. Sasha Hamdani

April 22nd, 2022

43:37

What does your ADHD look like? Does it look like impulsiveness, hyperactivity and the irresistible urge to fidget – the signs we constantly hear …

E139: Is an ADHD Self-Diagnosis Valid? 5 Reasons to get an ADHD diagnosis beyond getting a prescription for ADHD medication

April 14th, 2022

17:28

How did you figure out you (possibly) have ADHD?

We all have our own unique journey to an ADHD diagnosis. 

Maybe you have a formal diagnosis from a doctor and a prescription for ADHD medication, and it’s helping you …

E138: Cycle Syncing your ADHD Parenting: How to Give Your Family the Best Version of Mom with Spicy Child Parenting Coach Mary Van Geffen

April 7th, 2022

43:35

What’s wrong with my child? Why won’t they listen? Why is everything a negotiation?

Why do I have to keep yelling, making threats, and going from 0-100 in a split second? 

What’s wrong with me?

Mama–you’re not the first …

E137: What's Your Escape Plan? 11 lessons from my solo ADHD mom self care vacation

March 31st, 2022

30:01

Mama–when was the last time you spent time alone?

And no–I don’t mean the 2 minutes you spend in the bathroom while the dog scratches at the door and you can hear someone yelling “moooom??” from some distant corner of …

E136: Should You Go to Therapy for your ADHD? How to Hire and Fire Your Therapist, Hobby Hopping, Cycle Breaking, and ADHD Friendship with Psychologist BIPOC Advocate Dr. Han Ren

March 24th, 2022

49:12

Have you ever wondered if you need therapy for your ADHD? 

That question can feel overwhelming for ADHD mamas. You’re thinking:

 Do I really need therapy if I’m not in crisis?

What if my therapist doesn’t understand my …

E135: Discounting Disability and Dismissing Disadvantages: Why We Don't All Have the Same 24 Hours in a Day

March 17th, 2022

10:38

True or false: we all have the same 24 hours in a day…?

If you said FALSE, you're 100% right, mama.

Sure, we have 24 physical hours. But depending on our abilities, circumstances and responsibilities…

E134: Hate Reading and Math? You're Not Stupid! How Irlen Syndrome Affects Your Learning Affects Your Vision and Learning

March 12th, 2022

23:52

Do you struggle with reading or math? Do you lose your place easily when working? Is reading sheet music ridiculously hard?

Well, it might not be …

E133: Too Many Ideas? 3 steps to Step into a Visionary Role as an ADHD Mama: Recognizing your value and ADHD strengths with Angel McElhaney

March 3rd, 2022

40:14

Do you judge yourself, mama? Do you ever wonder why YOU’RE the mom who can’t seem to keep it all together? Why you hop from idea to idea, project to project, and can’t seem to stay organized enough to get anything DONE?

E132: Time Management Mastery Student Spotlight: Was It Worth It? ADHD Moms Tell All

February 24th, 2022

50:09

“Less crying. Less meltdowns. And that’s just for me!” 

That’s what Jess, Time Management Mastery graduate & ADHD mom of 2 said after her 11 weeks in the Time Management Mastery program.

Instead of listing all the …

E131: Is Your ADHD Holding You Back? How to be Successful when you have ADHD

February 17th, 2022

22:02

Are you an ADHD mom who’s tired of barely treading water? Sick of ending each day feeling depressed and frustrated with yourself?

I get it, mama. You start every day with the best intentions. But somewhere between kids, …

E130: Live Coaching: Make a Daily Schedule that Fits Your ADHD Brain and Mom Life with Time Management Mastery Student Amanda

February 10th, 2022

1:12:48

Not all experts are created equal. 

There’s literally an expert for EVERYTHING under the sun. 

Productivity, positivity, mindfulness, fashion, …

E129: 3 Steps for Getting Your Crap Together! Time Management for ADHD Moms with Guest Host and ADHD Mom Entrepreneur Angel McElhaney

February 3rd, 2022

40:35

Mother Necessity has dropped a lot of babies on this earth. When was the last time you learned something new or figured out a major problem out of pure necessity?

Like, if you didn't figure something out and FAST - you …

E128: The Gut Brain Connection: How our gut health impacts our mind, hormones, and mental health with Heidi Hogarth

January 27th, 2022

28:56
Where is 95% of serotonin is created? 

In YOUR GUT!

Clean gut + Good bacteria = MORE Seratonin AND a Happier Brain 

Our bodies are amazing and far more interconnected than we often realize.

Today's episode is part two …

E127: Feeling the Rage before your Period? Beyond PMS: Symptoms amp; Treatment for Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)

January 20th, 2022

28:37

When you've got PMS on steroids, the rage and depression are exponential.

Ever hear of pre-menstrual dysphoria disorder?

They call it PMDD for short, and it's a very real and serious hormonal disorder that affects up to …

E126: The #1 Reason Your Day Feels Chaotic and Out of Control as a Mom with ADHD - Top 3 Episodes Encore!

January 13th, 2022

19:48

Scatterbrained. Distracted. Overwhelmed. Drowning. No motivation.

I know why your day feels so chaotic and out of control as a mom with ADHD because …

E125: Self Regulation: Executive Function and ADHD - Top 3 Episodes Encore!

January 6th, 2022

15:37

"I'm a failure. People don't like me. I just keep screwing everything up!"

If any of those thoughts have crossed your mind and you are continually overcritical of yourself...this episode is for you. 

These types of …

E124: Emotional Regulation: Executive Function and ADHD - Top 3 Episodes Encore!

December 30th, 2021

31:12

Do your feelings go from 0-100 in no time flat?

As we wrap up 2021, let's revisit a few of Motherhood in ADHD's top-rated episodes. Today's …

E123: Why It's Difficult to Prioritize Your To-Do List and Actually Stick with your Plan as a Mom with ADHD

December 16th, 2021

18:24
Feeling stuck is temporary...when you have the right tools.

Understanding how YOUR brain actually works makes it easier to establish systems and …

My 40th Birthday Gift for You

December 14th, 2021

4:46

Today is my 40th birthday! As I celebrate a new decade, I'm taking a moment to appreciate all of you, and say thank you for your support.

I want your 2022 to be start off with you feeling confident and capable about how …

E122: Tantrum or ADHD Meltdown? How to Deal with our Children's BIG Emotions with Dr. Laura Froyen

December 9th, 2021

36:31

Don't "manage emotions". Understand them instead.

Dr. Laura Froyen is our guest this week and she digs into the underlying causes that propel our …

E121: Estrogen, Progesterone, and Your Menstrual Cycle: Do scientific research studies prove that our ADHD symptoms are affected by our hormone levels? with Dr. Michelle Martel

December 2nd, 2021

32:26

What is scientific research REALLY doing for women with ADHD?

It might *feel* like there is no research being done to help women with ADHD...but my guest today has insight into what's ACTUALLY going on behind the …

E120: 4 Things You Should Do To Prepare for Your ADHD Diagnosis Appointment: Taking the fear out of this intimidating and scary step: Q+A Session

November 25th, 2021

13:42

ADHD is NOT well understood by most doctors.

I know, shocking, right? We often expect our doctors to be the "know all, be all, end all" of medical information, and as much as they want to help us... they just don't get …

E119: Teaching your ADHD Child Chores and Responsibilities as an ADHD Parent… how on earth do I teach my child skills I don't even have??? Q+A Session

November 18th, 2021

9:14

How am I going to teach my kid to be good at stuff that even I'm not good at?

Today's episode is an ADHD Q&A session focused on helping you find ways to teach your child the important life skills they need to be …

E118: How to Help Equip Your ADHD Child with Katelyn Mabry

November 11th, 2021

29:19

Showing our kids success with ADHD is 100% obtainable for them is NOT impossible.

Today is Part 2 of a conversation I was lucky enough to have with my friend Katelyn Mabry. (If you missed us last week go check out …

E117: Afraid of Labeling Your ADHD Child? Plus How to Talk About Your ADHD with Your Kids: A Successful Mama's Adult ADHD Diagnosis Journey with Katelyn Mabry

November 4th, 2021

27:04

When we approach ADHD with empathy and understanding everyone wins.

Today I chat with special education teacher and author Katelyn Mabry about her experience growing up with an ADHD diagnosis, which led her down the …

E116: Cycle Synching Basics for ADHD Women: Your Hormones are Your Energy Superpower

October 28th, 2021

41:35

Hold up...You're telling me we can harness the power of our cycles by syncing our activities with our hormone and energy fluctuations!? Can we say …

E115: Does your menstrual cycle affect your ADHD? Hormones, periods, and ADHD symptoms

October 21st, 2021

24:50

All right, today we're talking about the elephant in the room: MENSTRUAL CYCLES.

I know, I know - not everyone's favorite subject! But it's something we all deal with so we might as well discuss how our hormones and our …

E114: Struggling at Work? How to Overcome and Succeed in Business and Life with ADHD: Live with Jessi Romero of ADHD Female Entrepreneurs

October 14th, 2021

27:47

If you didn't know - Fishbowl allows users to have live conversations with the audience! This episode features some great convos with people just like you!

This Part 2 of my convo with the amazing Jessi Romero is FULL …

E113: Struggling at Work? How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome, Overwhelm, and Job Interviews: Live with Jessi Romero of ADHD Female Entrepreneurs

October 7th, 2021

31:23

Would you be willing to do a live interview in front of 800+ people?

Our new friend Jessi Romero jumped right in with me as we hosted a fantastic …

E112: The #1 Reason Your Day Feels Chaotic and Out of Control as a Mom with ADHD

September 30th, 2021

17:05

Scatterbrained. Distracted. Overwhelmed. Drowning. No motivation.

There's a framework for that!

I know why your day feels so chaotic and out of …

BONUS: Is Time Management Mastery for ADHD Moms for Me?

September 28th, 2021

13:52

Several mamas have asked for more details around Time Management Mastery for ADHD Moms, and maybe you've been thinking the same thing... Is this class right for you? I'm sharing 8 questions and answers to help you make …

E111: Are You Ready to MASTER Time Management as an ADHD Mom?

September 23rd, 2021

19:32

Does your day ever feel like you're trying to bake cookies without a recipe and have no idea what's in the pantry?

Do we have any clean bowls?
What's …

E110: The REAL Reason You Aren’t Hitting Your Goals as a Mom with ADHD with Jessica Heimsoth

September 16th, 2021

33:03

Ouch! Taking responsibility for our ADHD brains can sting a little. But it's not hopeless!

Just because it's hard doesn't mean we can't set …

E109: Will ADHD Coaching Work for Me? How to Choose the Right ADHD Life Coach with Jessica Heimsoth

September 9th, 2021

27:01

What do you do when you are struggling to meet a goal and aren’t sure what to do next?

There is help available! An ADHD Coach can help you find a …

E108: Decluttering, Homeschooling, and Overcoming Distraction: Your Questions Answered with Allie Casazza

September 2nd, 2021

30:18

"It doesn't have to be perfect to still be good."- Allie Casazza

Today is Part 2 of my interview with The Purpose Show host and minimalist educator Allie Casazza! We dive deep into the questions that YOU asked in our

E107: How to Make Motherhood Easier with Allie Casazza: Minimalism and ADHD

August 31st, 2021

29:50

Organization and clutter are huge obstacles for ADHD. When my house is cluttered, my mind is cluttered! The unnecessary junk takes up a significant amount of my mental bandwidth, so I've worked dang hard to get rid of …

BONUS: Get Yourself Organized for the School Year! Plan your day the ADHD friendly way

August 27th, 2021

3:11

Do you wish there was a way to feel confident about your day?   To know exactly where you need to be, when you need to be there, and what you need to do today?   I know what it feels like to buy 15 different planners …

E106: Stop Looking For A System to Solve Your Problems! Why Buying Another New Planner Will Not Make You Organized When You Have ADHD

August 26th, 2021

12:42

There's a perfect system that will work for YOU...but spoiler alert - you won't find it on a shelf at target.

The BEST way to find a daily planning system that works for you is to CREATE EXACTLY WHAT YOU NEED. Instead …

E105: Daily Productivity Coaching from Moms with ADHD: How To Plan Your Day Without Losing Your Mind and Still Having Fun - STUDENTS TELL ALL

August 24th, 2021

24:38

No matter if you're a full-time working mama, a mom who's also a full-time student, or if you're a stay-at-home or work-from-home mum - if you have …

E104: The ONE Thing that Makes Your Daily Planning a Success when You Have ADHD

August 19th, 2021

13:24

We can be successful with ADHD when we start living purposefully like we have ADHD.

The obstacles pop up like weeds when we try to live life like we …

E103: Do you feel like your ADHD Brain is keeping you from keeping up? Learning to work with your ADHD instead of against it

August 17th, 2021

16:39

It's frustrating when we can't seem to align what we want to accomplish with our energy levels or create a line of sight to the end goal.

It can be defeating, but I'm here for you! You are not alone and there are so …

E102: Emotional Regulation and Support for Overwhelmed Parents with Adult ADHD with Dr. Edward Hallowell

August 12th, 2021

23:06

This week we welcome back one of my favorite ADHD experts, Dr. Ned Hallowell.   As an ADHD parent raising ADHD kids, Ned has the experience of raising his grown children, and his message of forgiveness and patience with …

E101: A Successful Dad's Adult ADHD Diagnosis Journey with Dr. Edward Hallowell: Turning childhood trauma into a mission of helping others with ADHD succeed

August 10th, 2021

25:42

This week we welcome one of my favorite ADHD experts, Dr. Ned Hallowell, to share his ADHD story.   Ned and I talked about using our strengths, overcoming hurdles, negative self talk, the power of connection, and Ned …

E100: How do I overcome the ADHD energy roller coaster and be more productive? Q+A Session

July 8th, 2021

16:14

Mama, 100 episodes!?! High fives all around!   I hear this one a lot:   How can we have more energy for the whole day? How can we do more, be more, …

E099: Should I Tell My Child They Have ADHD? Advice from a Mom who has ADHD: Q+A Session

July 1st, 2021

5:54

Should I tell my child he or she has ADHD?   You asked; I answered.   This question frequently plagues parents of children with ADHD. We worry about …

E098: Feeling Resentful Towards Your ADHD Brain? How to Accept Your ADHD and Work With It Instead of Against It: Q+A Session

June 24th, 2021

6:33

How can we start to accept who we are and how our brain works?   You asked; I answered.   Here's another question I get often from other folks with …

E097: Ask The Experts Roundtable: 8 Strategies for Overwhelmed ADHD Moms to Take Care of Yourself During Stressful Times! Self Care for Women with Adult ADHD

June 17th, 2021

12:50

How can we, as moms with ADHD, take care of ourselves?   Today I've got 8 new friends for you.  Everyone is either a mama with ADHD or a professional who works with moms like us; many of them are both.  These ladies are …

E096: Stop the fighting: How do I get my spouse to understand my ADHD? How do I help my partner understand our ADHD child? Q+A Session

June 10th, 2021

10:55

You asked; I answered: How do I get my spouse to understand my ADHD? How do I help my partner understand our ADHD child?   ADHD is a family affair! It doesn't only affect the person who has it. The entire family is hurt …

E095: Stop the Summer Chaos! 5 Simple Steps to creating a flexible summer schedule for the ADHD family. Qamp;A Session

June 3rd, 2021

15:10

It's the first week of June and your kids are either home now or about to be home for the whole summer.  That is 3 unstructured months of chaos ahead …

E094: What is Mindfulness and How Can We Get Started, plus A Mindfulness Exercise for ADHD with Taucha Post

May 27th, 2021

28:08

We're continuing our discussion on mindfulness with Taucha Post. In our last episode, we discussed how mindfulness improves our ADHD symptoms, how …

E093: Mindfulness Techniques and ADHD: Treatment for ADHD Symptoms with Taucha Post

May 20th, 2021

34:44

One of the best (and free) treatments for ADHD is mindfulness. But what is mindfulness and how do we get started practicing mindfulness?   Taucha …

E092: A Successful Mama's Adult ADHD Diagnosis Journey with Taucha Post - Women + Girls with ADHD

May 14th, 2021

26:34

Mindfulness feels like a really lofty goal for an ADHD brain ...almost unattainable.   Yet mindfulness is an ADHD treatment that is recommended over …

E091: This ONE THING will create daily confidence, productivity, stop the chaos, and organize your life!

May 6th, 2021

17:35
Just one? Really. Big changes come from baby steps. This is baby step 1 of planning your day.   But HOW did I figure out how to plan my day in a way that works WITH my ADHD brain instead of against it? Step 1 is …

E090: It's time to plan and organize your schedule by learning how to keep a calendar for ADHD brains: Peaceful, calm days are in your future

April 29th, 2021

15:18

Time. Time Blindness. An ADHD Brain's black hole.   Well, what do we do about that? How do we schedule our day if we don't even feel it passing by? …

E089: Tapping (EFT) as Treatment and Self Care for Adult ADHD with Kate Moryoussef

April 22nd, 2021

32:06

What if I told you there is an ADHD treatment available that is completely free with no side effects? I know, sounds too good to be true. But when 2 …

E087: Pursuing Goals and Dreaming Big as Self Care for Adult ADHD with Yakini Pierce

April 8th, 2021

23:43

What if we challenged the idea that in order to give our kids our very best, we moms have to put our dreams and goals on hold until our children are …

E086: A Successful Mama's Adult ADHD Diagnosis Journey with Yakini Pierce

April 1st, 2021

21:13

Our guest this week is Yakini Pierce, of ADHD Love. Yakini saw the gap in understanding - people didn't "get" her ADHD kids - and she strives to be a change agent in giving other parents the resources they need and want …

E088: A Successful Mama's Adult ADHD Diagnosis Journey with Kate Moryoussef

March 31st, 2021

25:34

Our guest this week is Kate Moryoussef, of Coaching by Kate. Like many of us, Kate was torn between stay at home mom and working mom, wanting to be home with her babies but also feeling like she was drawn to more. As …

E085: Improving Our ADHD Diet Food Choices for ADHD Moms with Anna Rubano

March 25th, 2021

25:23

Our guest this week is Anna Rubano, of In Tune with Anna K. We're talking about self care for moms who have ADHD and we're talking about food choices. This is a sore spot for a lot of us moms. How do we plan for healthy …

E084: A Successful Mama's ADHD Diagnosis Journey with Anna Rubano

March 18th, 2021

24:21

Our guest this week is Anna Rubano, of In Tune with Anna K. Anna is part of the late diagnosis club, finding out about her diagnosis as she learned about her son's ADHD diagnosis. We cover aaaaaaall the feelings of …

E083: Exercise Rituals as Self Care for ADHD with Dina Quondamatteo, The ADHD Lawyer

March 11th, 2021

20:31

Our guest this week is Dina Quondamatteo, better known as The ADHD Lawyer. We're talking about self care for moms who have ADHD and who better to teach us first than a mom who has been momming for 17 years? Movement and …

E082: A Successful Mama's ADHD Diagnosis Journey with Dina Quondamatteo, The ADHD Lawyer

March 4th, 2021

18:29

Our guest this week is Dina Quondamatteo, better known as The ADHD Lawyer. Dina has an innate ability to be strong and vulnerable simultaneously, …

E081: First Steps for Moms with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD ADHD), Part 5

February 25th, 2021

14:47

Happy Podcast Birthday, Mama!  We made it 2 years together. Whoo-hoo! Thank you for being a part of my village.

We're going back to the beginning...the very first 4 episodes of the podcast are about First Steps. So …

E080: Self Care for Moms with ADHD

February 18th, 2021

17:30

When did self care get such a bad reputation? Self-care is not a luxury, a nicety, a great bonus. It's not bubble baths and shaving your legs once a quarter. It's a requirement for living, just like food, water, and …

E079: Goal Setting for ADHD: Use microplanning to acheive microgoals

February 11th, 2021

10:28

It feels like everyone spent the month of January tooting their Goal Setting and Yearly Planning horns. While intentions are good, planning is not my strong suit because I have ADHD. Throw in some time blindness, …

E078: Choose Your Word of the Year

February 4th, 2021

11:36

After years of failed New Year's Resolutions, I've adopted a Word of the Year. A Word of the Year is significantly more ADHD friendly than …

E077: 5 Reasons We Fail at our New Year's Resolutions (and what to do about it)

January 28th, 2021

10:45

By the end of January, more than 90% of people have forgotten about, given up on, or started cursing at our new years resolutions. That we made. That …

E076: Planning for the New Year with ADHD: One Month at a Time

January 21st, 2021

8:53

January is the start of the new year and it feels like everyone is tooting their Goal Setting and Yearly Planning horns. While intentions are good, planning is not my strong suit because I have ADHD. Throw in some time …

E075: Stop the Holiday Hangover and Clean up after Christmas

December 31st, 2020

11:00

Is your house a Christmas hurricane and your mind a Holiday hangover? I'm sharing one baby step every day to exit the Christmas crazy and pull your …

E074: My Birthday Gift to You

December 3rd, 2020

4:17

It's my birthday month! As I round out my 30's, I'm taking a moment to appreciate all of you, and say thank you for your support. In case you haven't grabbed any of the free resources on my website - get your free …

E073: Self Regulation, Executive Function and ADHD

November 26th, 2020

15:23

Do you often tell yourself you're a failure? Do you have trouble making friends or reading social cues? Do you view yourself with an overcritical eye, feeling like you keep screwing up over and over? Is pausing, …

E072: Emotional Regulation, Executive Function, and ADHD

November 19th, 2020

30:40

Do your feelings go from 0-100 in no time flat?   I can not explain what ADHD is without discussing Executive Function, because executive functioning …

E071: Energy Regulation: Executive Function and ADHD

November 12th, 2020

22:09

Does your energy level reside somewhere between zero and 500, sliding from one end of the spectrum to the other?   I can not explain what ADHD is without discussing Executive Function, because executive functioning is …

E070: Less Holiday Stress

November 5th, 2020

17:50

Is your usual December a last minute frenzy, full of half finished projects, overspending, juggling your parents and in-laws, and ending with kicking …

E069: What is ADHD?

October 29th, 2020

23:36

What do you say when people ask you: What Is ADHD? I didn't have a good answer, so I dug into the scientific research. We're talking about the neuroscience of ADHD, what happens in your brain between the …

E068: Flexibility: Executive Function and ADHD

October 22nd, 2020

23:28

Can you easily flip between tasks or conversations like it's a breeze?  Nah, me neither.   I can not explain what ADHD is without discussing Executive Function, because executive functioning is the CEO of our brain. You …

E067: Organization: Executive Function and ADHD

October 15th, 2020

15:09

Is your paperwork system piles rather than files? And you know that paper you need is in the fourth stack on the left, about half way down?   I can not explain what ADHD is without discussing Executive Function, …

E066: Motivation: Executive Function and ADHD

October 8th, 2020

16:03

Do you know that you need to get something done but you just...don't?   I can not explain what ADHD is without discussing Executive Function, because executive functioning is the CEO of our brain. You use it to run your …

E065: The Disorganized Mom's Guide to a Peaceful Morning

October 1st, 2020

11:19
  • Is your version of an alarm clock your child peering over the bed claiming starvation?
  • Are you flying out the door, rushing everyone along in mild …

E064: Planning: Executive Function and ADHD

September 24th, 2020

14:37

Are you a planner?  Or are you more of a "maybe should have made a plan before I tore out that wall in my kitchen" kind of person?

I can not explain …

E063: Prioritization: Executive Function and ADHD

September 17th, 2020

15:24

I can not explain what ADHD is without discussing Executive Function, because executive functioning is the CEO of our brain. You use it to run your life: your productivity, efficiency, family, work, friendship, …

E062: Task Initiation: Executive Function and ADHD

September 10th, 2020

17:51

I can not explain what ADHD is without discussing Executive Function, because executive functioning is the CEO of our brain. You use it to run your life: your productivity, efficiency, family, work, friendship, …

E061: Dumpster Fire: Day 1 of Virtual Kindergarten

September 3rd, 2020

35:41

Stinky pandemic school options + Explosive nature of ADHD = The Dumpster Fire version of the first day of school. Despite all of my preparation, …

E060: Prepare for Pandemic Back to School: In-person and Virtual

August 27th, 2020

35:43

How do we get ourselves and our children ready for school among the chaos and stress of the pandemic? We can prepare for a good portion of the …

E059: Is That Your Fear Talking? A Healthy Mindset for Pandemic Back to School

August 20th, 2020

19:55

Are you freaking the heck out about Back to School? What are you going to do!?! This pandemic is bringing an extra layer of stress to school starting …

E058: How to Build Atomic Habits

August 13th, 2020

20:38

When you are ready to make some positive changes in your life, this is the book I want you to grab. James Clear has created the 4 laws to build habits in a simple and doable fashion, perfect for the disorganized, …

E057: 11 Tips for Staying Organized for Doctors Appointments

August 6th, 2020

19:24

I can not explain what ADHD is without discussing Executive Function, because executive functioning is the CEO of our brain. You use it to run your life: your productivity, efficiency, family, work, friendship, …

E056: Focus and Consistency: Executive Function and ADHD

July 30th, 2020

12:08

I can not explain what ADHD is without discussing Executive Function, because executive functioning is the CEO of our brain. You use it to run your life: your productivity, efficiency, family, work, friendship, …

E055: Perfectionism Part 3: Failure Check-in

July 23rd, 2020

12:30

We’re more than halfway through the year. Even though 2020 did not turn out how anyone planned, we still have 5 months to do some good work. My word for 2020 is FAILURE because I tend to play it safe. I'm a recovering …

E054: Working Memory: Executive Function and ADHD

July 16th, 2020

18:18

I can not explain what ADHD is without discussing Executive Function, because executive functioning is the CEO of our brain. You use it to run your life: your productivity, efficiency, family, work, friendship, …

E053: Executive Function and ADHD

July 9th, 2020

12:52

I can not explain what ADHD is without discussing Executive Function, because executive functioning is the CEO of our brain. You use it to run your life: your productivity, efficiency, family, work, friendship, …

E052: Do One Thing: Start

July 2nd, 2020

13:40

Struggling to start? ADHD brains easily feel overwhelmed by big projects and too many options. When I'm feeling stuck, here's what I do to calm the chaos, overcome fear, and break down big projects: I do one action. …

E051: Friendship Strategies for Adult ADHD

June 11th, 2020

19:34

How can we be better friends? Adult ADHD makes it difficult to juggle social cues, keep up with friends, and show how much you care to the people who …

E050: 10 Strategies for Exiting the Depression Spiral

June 4th, 2020

16:45

Are you struggling? I sure am! Here are 10 ways I exit the depression spiral, and disrupt "Depressed Brain's" monologue on how much life sucks. …

E049: How to Help a Friend Whose Parent is Dying

April 23rd, 2020

20:32

My little sister called for advice on how to help her best friend, who just found out her mom has terminal cancer with 12 months to live. Since our mom passed away of cancer when we were young, my sister felt like she …

E048: 10 Tips for Potty Training Your Toddler

April 16th, 2020

34:33

Potty Training is one of the great obstacles of parenthood. You're really excited to get to the other side and never change another diaper! You're also dreading the effort, stress, and cleanup that goes into process. …

E047: Grit by Angela Duckworth

April 9th, 2020

19:21

Grit is an intimidating word for those of us with ADHD. A lot of us feel like we're not good at sticking with, well, anything. However, if we read Angela Duckworth's life-long study of grit, we learn not only that grit …

E046: Resolutions and Goals for the New Year

April 2nd, 2020

10:59

FAIL: That's my 2020 word of the year. I know, that sounds ridiculous, so listen in while I explain why this is the perfect choice for me to achieve …

E045: Adjusting to Grief and Stressful Times

March 26th, 2020

18:15

We're in the thick of crazy times. Nothing seems right and everything is stressful. I'm in a state of mourning how life as we knew it is gone. There …

E044: Less Control, More Grace

February 28th, 2020

15:21

I'm back! My break was half amazing and half messy, and I'm sharing my mindset goals when life gets out of control, unexpected hiccups occur, systems …

E043: Perfectionism and ADHD, Lessons from Therapy, Part 2: Practicing Purposeful Imperfection

December 19th, 2019

15:00

I believe perfectionism is an epidemic among ADHD women. Too many of us mastered this coping mechanism as young women in an effort to align the messages we received as girls with the reality inside our brains. And while …

E042: Perfectionism and ADHD, Part 1.5: Practice What I Preach

December 12th, 2019

5:36

I'm here to practice what I preach, ADHD mama! So here's an imperfect episode to explain why I'm not going to publish an episode every single for the next few weeks. It's time to prioritize and practice being imperfect. 

E041: Perfectionism and ADHD, Lessons From Therapy, Part 1: Understanding and Paradigm Shifts

December 5th, 2019

21:54

I believe perfectionism is an epidemic among ADHD women. Too many of us mastered this coping mechanism as young women in an effort to align the messages we received as girls with the reality inside our brains. And while …

E040: A Thank You Note

November 28th, 2019

3:35

A little thank you note from me to you, sweet mama!

Find the info & items mentioned in my podcast here: https://www.patriciasung.com/show-notes   I also put together a free list of my favorite resources for ADHD …

E039: What's Your Motivation?

November 21st, 2019

15:24

Why? Why do you have that goal? Why are you trying to make a change? ADHD often gets us stuck. We aren’t sure how to proceed. It’s overwhelming and …

E038: Your Survivalist Brain

November 14th, 2019

17:59

Our brains do a great job of keeping us alive. Thanks, brain! But in our brain's wiring for survival and safety lurks a strong aversion to risk, new or scary things, and the unknown. This makes changing anything and …

E037: Letting Go of Harmful Thoughts

November 7th, 2019

24:15

Some of your thoughts are garbage and you need to let go of them right now. Not everything your brain thinks deserves your brain power! We talk …

E036: ADHD Ninja Mom Skills: Ask the Experts

October 31st, 2019

23:57

You are an amazing, loving, perfect-for-your-kids Mother. If you are struggling to think of a reason why, I asked four Powerhouse ADHD Mom Role …

E035: Strengths, Not Weaknesses

October 24th, 2019

15:52

So many of us with ADHD have been beaten over the head regarding all of the things we don't "do right". I want to challenge you to think about what you DO do right. You are a Bad A$$ Mama who can do tremendous things. …

E034: How to Use Parent Teacher Conferences to Help Your ADHD Child: Back to School

October 17th, 2019

20:32

In all my years of parent conferences, most parents asked about their child's grades & that's it. That's a wasted opportunity! You can learn so much about your child from their teacher, as can the teacher learn …

E033: Patricia's ADHD Diagnosis Story

October 10th, 2019

21:56

In honor of ADHD Awareness Month: You asked; I answered! When did I get diagnosed? How has my life been affected by ADHD? I'm cracking open the history book and sharing my diagnosis, struggles, failures, as well as my …

E032: How to Get More Money by Learning How to Prioritize: Wise Money Management for ADHD

October 3rd, 2019

23:08

Where has all my money gone?

Are you woefully distraught as you wait for payday to inch closer?

It's time to quit that negative thinking.

Cast the …

E031: Budget is not a 4 letter word: You Can Be Good with Money When You Have ADHD: Wise Money Management for ADHD

September 26th, 2019

25:15

When you hear "budget", what are the first three words that come to mind? Fulfillment! Success! Accomplishment! Um, no? If yours are all pessimistic, …

E030: My Journey with Anxiety Postpartum Anxiety

September 19th, 2019

24:02

Hello, Skeletons in the closet! I am a raw and open book today. I'm sharing my myriad of mental health struggles: anxiety, depression, postpartum anxiety (PPA), suicidal thoughts, what it feels like to have a panic …

E029: Love Your ADHD Self: Ask the Experts

September 12th, 2019

19:11

I asked a few of my favorite positive ADHD Instagram role models to share what has been most impactful in learning to love themselves with ADHD. I'm …

E028: The Big Leap: A Book Review

September 5th, 2019

17:50

More happiness? That's a goal worth pursuing for all of us. In The Big Leap, Gay Hendricks shares where we often stumble and how to dissolve our …

E027: Meet the Teacher: How to Tell Your Child's Teacher about their ADHD

August 29th, 2019

7:59

If you have a child who needs a little more one-on-one time and attention from his/her teacher than your average bear, then this episode is for you. Start the year off right with a quick meeting with your child's new …

E026: Build a Supportive Partnership with Your Child's Teacher: Tips for Back to School

August 23rd, 2019

18:35

Your child's teacher may spend more time with your child than you!   What an incredibility influential person in your child's life, like them or not!   How can you leverage that relationship into the best situation for …

E025: Get Ready for the First Day of School: Transitioning Back to School for ADHD -- Let the Preparation Begin!

August 15th, 2019

22:11

Transitions are rough for ADHD.   Back to School season brings a mountain of new details to absorb, way too many forms to keep track of, and …

E024: How to Pay Your Bills On Time: Wise Money Management for ADHD

August 8th, 2019

11:18

Have you heard these before?

Your electricity will be cut off next week!

Late fee!

Who's been there a time or seventy three?

Managing our money is a huge struggle for the ADHD brain. In this series, we straight talk …

E023: How to Stop Overdrawing Your Bank Account: Wise Money Management for ADHD

August 1st, 2019

11:16

Are you tired of Declined!, Overdraft Fee!, Money slipping through our fingers like sand? Managing our money is a huge struggle for the ADHD brain. In this series, we are straight talking strategies to keep ourselves in …

E022: How to Save Money in Your Savings Account: Savings First - Wise Money Management for ADHD

July 25th, 2019

15:52

Budgets, bills, and impulse buys, oh my! Managing our money is a huge struggle for the ADHD brain. In this upcoming series, we're going to straight …

E021: How to Build A New Habit, Even When It Feels Too Hard

July 18th, 2019

9:40

Why does it take so dang long to learn anything (and I mean, everything) new?!? When we are learning a new skill, we want it to be automatic. But …

E020: Overwhelmed by Big Projects? Try Baby Steps and Persistence! Itty Bitty Project Wins

July 11th, 2019

12:32

Big projects are so overwhelming! Add in ADHD and the task seems insurmountable. Today we are breaking down how to eat that elephant in small bites and reminding ourselves to celebrate when we've finished something, no …

E019: Traveling with Small Children: Air Travel Tips and Tricks for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

July 4th, 2019

37:16

Let's do scary things together!  This episode is all of my tried and true tips, tricks, and opinions on how to air travel with your tiny humans, from birth through age 4.  It is so worth all of the tantrums, crying …

E018: How to Prioritize and Let Go of Perfectionism; Developing a Balance Mindset

June 27th, 2019

16:07

Chasing "work-life balance" has only appeared in the hot topics list for the last 30 years or so. Is finding a balance between the weight of …

E017: Do You Have ADHD? How to Get an Adult ADHD Diagnosis and Find the Right Doctor to Help You

June 20th, 2019

15:54

Now that I've been doing this podcast for a minute, this question comes along often. Do you want a five question quiz that tells you a definitive yes/no answer? Well, our brains are a little more complex than that. I'm …

E016: What's it like inside an ADHD brain? How do you explain ADHD

June 13th, 2019

13:57

My good friend asked me to explain what is it like to have ADHD, so I'm doing my best to explain the chaos inside my brain. How can I concentrate on anything with this level of commotion? Good question. Sometimes I …

E015: Take Care of Yourself: Try Something New! An unconventional ADHD treatment

June 6th, 2019

19:16

"You learn courage by couraging." Mary Daly. I started swim lessons this week at the ripe old age of 37. After I explain how I impulsively got myself …

E014: Take Care of Yourself: Work in that Workout: Exercise is a powerful ADHD treatment

May 30th, 2019

20:13

Who has time for exercise? You, successful mama, you do. Let's look at why movement is helpful for the ADHD brain, and how you can use exercise as …

E013: ADHD Book Review: The Gifts of Imperfection by Brene Brown: A raw and honest look at shame and how we can overcome the negative self talk

May 23rd, 2019

11:24

Brene Brown, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways! Honestly, she kinda lost me in the beginning of the book, and then it came full circle and I …

E012: Take Care of Yourself: Making Time for Me Time when you are a Busy Mom with ADHD

May 16th, 2019

14:33

We moms are the worst at taking time for ourselves. Well, as the saying goes, you can't pour from an empty cup.  And you surely can't pour from an …

E011: Is ADHD an Explanation or Excuse? It's not the easy way out.

May 9th, 2019

6:13

ADHD explains a lot of why we do what we do and why we are the way we are. But there is a fine line between explaining why we do (or don't do) something, and allowing ourselves to use that explanation to habitually …

E010: How to be Less Late: An ADHD Guide for improving timeliness when you are time blind

May 2nd, 2019

22:13

While obviously the goal is to be on time, let's take some baby steps and be a little less late. We will look at why we are frequently running late, …

E009: Why Can't Other People Understand ADHD?!? It's beyond frustrating!

April 25th, 2019

13:08

It's ridiculously hard for people to understand what they can not see.  So what can we do to help our loved ones understand what's going on in our …

E008: My Arriving Home Routine: Easy Routines for Moms with ADHD for Calm Evenings and Smooth Mornings

April 18th, 2019

6:34

Today I'm explaining what I do when I walk in the door after a long day. Before the chaos begins, I take a few minutes to sort the clutter of backpacks, diaper bags, lunch boxes, and work bags, and prepare for the next …

E007: 9 Tidying Habits of Naturally Organized People: Developing the Habit of the Constant State of Tidying and Organizing

April 11th, 2019

14:55

I study naturally organized people like it's my job.  In this episode, I share 9 ways I've implemented their habits of constantly tidying into my life, which help keep my house relatively organized and most tasks …

E006: Hugs After Sad News: It's okay to have a hard day!

April 4th, 2019

6:14

Forgive my stuffy nose as I tearfully send you big hugs if you are having a hard day, too.  When your best friend is moving away, it's just as hard …

E005: ADHD Book Review of The Disorganized Mind by Nancy Ratey, A practical guide to ADHD self coaching

March 28th, 2019

10:33

A podcast of encouragement and strategy on how to make your motherhood with ADHD better day by day. Patricia recommends and shares her thoughts and opinions of The Disorganized Mind by Nancy Ratey.  If you're ready to …

E004: First Steps for moms with ADHD attention deficit disorder, Part 4

March 21st, 2019

11:48

A podcast of encouragement and strategy on how to make your motherhood with ADHD better day by day. Today on Motherhood in ADHD, we are discussing first steps. In Part 4, Patricia shares a rapid fire list of strategies …

E003: First Steps for moms with ADHD attention deficit disorder, Part 3

March 14th, 2019

8:08

A podcast of encouragement and strategy on how to make your motherhood with ADHD better day by day. Today on Motherhood in ADHD, we are discussing first steps. Part 3 covers being honest with yourself, as it will allow …

E002: First Steps for moms with ADHD attention deficit disorder, Part 2

March 7th, 2019

14:04

A podcast of encouragement and strategy on how to make your motherhood with ADHD better day by day. Today on Motherhood in ADHD, we are discussing first steps. Part 2 discusses outlining what your success story will …

E001: First Steps for moms with ADHD attention deficit disorder, Part 1

February 28th, 2019

13:23

A podcast of encouragement and strategy on how to make your motherhood with ADHD better day by day. Today on Motherhood in ADHD, we are discussing first steps. In Part 1, I'm explaining why it's so important to obtain a …

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