Author Archive | Meredith Loudenback

What ADHD Looks Like for Mom

When you think about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), you most likely envision a highly emotional or irritable young boy who is bouncing off the walls, unable to sit still, blurting things out, interrupting conversations, and easily distracted (‘squirrel!”). ADHD historically affects more boys than girls, because symptoms are more easily identified. In girls, ADHD […]

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My New Kind of Foreplay

When I first started dating my husband, just hearing his voice on the phone got me hot and bothered. It was before texting — GASP! — so there weren’t witty text exchanges riling me up to see him at the end of the day. I vividly remember after our first date, we made it a […]

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What I’ve Learned as PTA President

When I was first approached about becoming PTA President at my son’s elementary school, my initial response was, “Heck no!” I didn’t think I was the right person for the position, as there were other PTA board members I felt were more suitable. Then, I engaged in conversations with the current President who was finishing her […]

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