Hello World!

Welcome to our mADD world. I’m totally glad you’re here.

I am a mom who hasn’t stopped to catch her breath since having three kids under 2, including twins.

Plan to stay awhile because I am never pithy – Never Ever – so best to get that established now.  I have a lot of crazy ideas to share about what living in a house where ADHD* is our ‘norm’ looks like on an ordinary chaotic day and how to manage that dynamic alongside multiple other health challenges (aka special needs, or mental/physical health issues if you live a different label) inside the busy lives of families today. 

Do you mind pitching in? Because your help – your comments, input, experience, and knowledge –  is going to make this blog the mADD community it can be. Let’s share honestly, laugh until we snort, brainstorm, discuss, and wonder aloud; get intense and vent, ugly cry on occasion, and definitely (but respectfully) disagree; how can we learn and change our opinion if we are afraid of conflict or a challenge to our point of view? Let’s build a crazy world where we grow together.   We are all mADD here. You’ll fit right In.

Learn more ABOUT us.

*Yes. I DO know that ADD is no longer used because ADHD has become an umbrella term that incorporates all types of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder but I’m kickin’ it  old school on this one just because sometimes the letters work out better for my general crazy + adhd thing and I’m totally okay to share it with the mothers against stupid people. M’kay?

** Disclaimer: If you are one of those internet bozos that is just totally out to wreck the vibe, I will have to ask you to leave. It’s our mADD world; but it’s my house and your kind of crazy just ain’t my style.

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  • Reply Riley Gettens October 8, 2015 at 12:31 pm

    This is gonna be fun! Way to go!!!! 🙂

    • Reply maddme October 8, 2015 at 12:45 pm

      Thanks lady! Definitely ‘under construction’ as I learn but better up, live, and learning than awaiting perfection! Hope to connect with you here and other social media – maybe even in person soon!

      • Reply Riley Gettens October 8, 2015 at 7:28 pm

        Just strive for excellence. Forget perfection!

        I hope to see you soon too. I am really looking forward to being a part of this community!

  • Reply Tiffany @ myDIRT October 8, 2015 at 10:28 pm

    Congrats Joan. This has been a looooong time coming but I always believe that things come about when we are ready for them. You’re going to do amazing things. Can’t wait to see.

    • Reply maddme October 8, 2015 at 11:09 pm

      Thanks Tiff! I am so lucky to have your support, knowledge and encouragement as I keep pushing forward. Or it is perhaps your support, knowledge, and encouragement that pushes me forward….I am so lucky! 🙂

  • Reply Laura B October 9, 2015 at 7:19 am

    Congratulations Joan!

    • Reply Joan October 11, 2015 at 7:50 am

      Thanks. Hope to get it more polished/completed soon but happy to be live! Hope you’ll visit often!

  • Reply Victoria Ess May 30, 2016 at 6:16 am

    Congrats on your blog! It certainly has grown in less than a year!

    • Reply Joan May 30, 2016 at 9:29 am

      Thanks Victoria! Learning anything new is hard work, isn’t it? My focus still remains on growing a community and providing quality articles for my readers! Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to read and be a part of mADD world.

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