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I’m Tired

... so tired ...

It's Monday. The weekend was hard. Not my fault, things were all settled for the whole thing to run smoothly, and it didn't.

Firstly, we were supposed to meet the propane furnace repair man at our other place on Saturday afternoon. He had a cancellation and went to our place in the morning, early, without notifying us ... who does that.

When he got there, he couldn't get in....
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Dual Speed ADHD

Not quite, but close ...

Some things have infinite speed settings, you set it to whatever you want, some have a variety of set speeds, you feel the control click into place with each speed setting you turn to.

Most people think ADHD has one speed, flat out.

But of course, that's not true.

Now you're thinking that there's flat out and stopped dead, like when we pass out from exhaustion. But no, that's not a...
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How to Parent a Picky Eater Without Losing Your Mind

Too many peas. Too many.

Most people don’t realize I’m a picky eater because, well, I’m a grown-up. The truth is that I have been highly selective (ahem) since I was a little girl; I’m just better at hiding it now. I’m also the mother of one consistently and highly selective eater and one intermittently and moderately selective eater.

Not to brag or anything, but I’ve got forty years...
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8 Simple Steps to Ending the Sunday Night Blues

Who's looking forward to going back to work tomorrow? Nobody! I was lucky enough to have the last two weeks off. I like my job, but even so, I'm not looking forward to heading back to the office.

People don't like Sundays. And they really, really don't like Sunday nights. Sunday night means the weekend is over. It's time to head back to work, school, appointments, schlepping the kids around,...
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