A Mother’s Helper for Moms with ADHD

What is a Mother’s Helper?
For Moms with ADD/ADHD who feel stressed, disorganized, or overwhelmingly scattered, a mother’s helper can be a blessing! They can do whatever is needed while you are also at home, which may be a combination of light household tasks, spending time with children, and errands. Mother’s helpers are usually younger than a babysitter or nanny, so they don’t require as much pay. I suppose it depends on the individual, but I would think a very mature 11 or 12 year old would be the absolute youngest.  Continue reading “A Mother’s Helper for Moms with ADHD” »

For Moms with ADHD – Why it’s OK to Ask for Help

I became a widowed single mom when I had baby twins and a 3 year old. I was lucky enough to have some family and friends who were a tremendous help the first few years. But as my children grew older, it became increasingly up to me to manage everything. Whew! Talk about feeling scattered, anxious, disorganized, and overwhelmed. Thank goodness we all survived and they are in their twenties now. But just remembering those years takes my breath away.

Many women with ADHD, whether they are married or not, feel that same sense of being scattered, anxious, disorganized, and overwhelmed. Continue reading “For Moms with ADHD – Why it’s OK to Ask for Help” »