My road in life has taken me all over.
I made sure to study something I loved in college - English Lit.
I was too scared upon graduating to follow my passion, so I went for the money.
Stayed in soul sucking jobs for way too long and did my writing on the side.
Then I had my son. He was diagnosed with ADHD at age 6.
I spent all my free time researching things to help him, to help me, to help his teachers.
I had a wealth of information and met other parents who were lost. I wanted to help them too.
I left the soul sucking jobs to write to parents to help them not feel alone in their ADHD journey.
I had my first article published within 3 weeks of beginning to write about ADHD. I'm still going...
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I am self-employed and write articles about parenting and my son who has ADHD.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Communicating / Sharing Stories

Day to Day

A great day starts with coffee! I head to my home office and begin doing research on new ADHD findings and information. If I find something interesting, I post it to my ADHD Facebook page. I then jot down ideas for articles on parenting my ADHD son that other parents might find helpful or relate with. I also work on new articles, submitting them to various sites for possible publication and promoting my currently published articles. There are frequent chocolate breaks.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Read! Read as much as you can in as many different subject and genres as you can. The written word is an amazing teacher. While reading, the basics become ingrained like spelling, punctuation and grammar. Next, you begin to understand people. You learn empathy, love, hope, fear and more through the stories you read. Your focus moves from narrow to wide; you gain new perspective. And when you find something you're passionate about, you'll be able to express yourself in a genuine way.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:


The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"Why are you majoring in English? You can only be a teacher with that degree. There's no money in teaching. EVERYONE wants to be a writer but it hardly happens. Unless you're Stephen King."

Challenges I Overcame

People say ADHD isn't real