Scheduling at Home

Updated: Jul 14, 2020

A Schedule Can Feel Daunting

One of the big contradictions of ADHD is desperately needing structure, but absolutely hating it. But what if I told you that as a stay at home mom, I kind of have both and it's working really well. Now, I know that sounds really confusing, but when G, my gifted ADHD 6 year old, was sent home to social distance, I panicked and didn't know what to do. I wasn't holding the house very well with S, my 3 year old, and having an extra person in the house while my husband worked from home was panic inducing. I used my hyper-focus superpower and researched schedules, ADHD, and motivation. This sucked up maybe a week and the house fell even further behind... (Oops.) But what I learned has been invaluable in actually making my own schedule.

The Ten Minute Rule

We talked in my last post about how things don't have to be "done" to reach a goal, but I feel it's important to yell it to the roof tops. Ma