All posts by Penny Williams

COVER3D_400sq_bestsellAward-Winning Blogger. Freelance Writer. Author. Warrior Mom. A self-described “veteran” parent of a son with ADHD, Penny Williams is the author of the Amazon best-seller about her parenthood in the trenches, Boy Without Instructions: Surviving the Learning Curve of Parenting a Child with ADHD. She is also the creator of the award-winning website, {a mom's view of ADHD}, a frequent contributor on parenting a child with ADHD for ADDitude Magazine and other parenting and special needs publications, and co-founder of the annual Happy Mama Conference & Retreat, a weekend away for moms of kids with neurobehavioral disorders. Look for her second book, What to Expect When You’re Not Expecting ADHD, in late 2014. Follow Penny at http://BoyWithoutInstructions.com.

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Similarities outweigh the differences when it comes to parenting a child with ADHD

Children with ADHD are unique creatures. Not just different from their peers, but different from other children with ADHD as well. The disorder affects each individual who has it in a unique constellation of ways. For instance, my son, Ricochet, has […]

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Compliance Through Empowerment: 10 easy steps to a tension-free environment

[Editor's note: My family was fortunate enough to attend SOAR's family weekend last May. I was so impressed with "Big John," the Director of SOAR, as well as their entire Read More...

After ‘while, crocodile

I will no longer be owner and editor of {a mom’s view of ADHD}. The decision to transfer the site to a new owner was tough -- this Read More...

The 3 R’s of Parenting a Child with ADHD, by Jim Forgan, PhD

Today's article is brought to us by Jim Forgan, PhD,  a licensed school psychologist in Jupiter, FL, and author of the book Raising Boys with ADHD. As I read Read More...

Disciplining with Rewards and Punishments, by Craig B. Wiener, Ed.D.

Most ADHD therapies recommend that you change your child’s behavior by imposing a strict system of controls. The thought is that only this kind of stringent parenting will Read More...

Product Review: Night Time Relief with the Good Night, Sleep Tight chart.

Sleep troubles are no stranger to our home. So, when Penny asked me if I wanted to review the Good Night, Sleep Tight chart from www.VictoriaChartCompany.com I said Read More...

There’s no such thing as an “ADHD child”

Thanks to fellow blogger and co-contributor here at {a Mom's View of ADHD}, Kelly Miller, I have a keen sense of how I convey my son, Ricochet, and Read More...

When Undefined Expectations and ADHD Collide: Our Lost Summer

[Editor's Note: From now on I am going to refer to Luke by a nickname: Ricochet. This nickname was given to him by his soccer coach about 15 Read More...

ADHD medication provides clarity like eyeglasses

Your child comes home from school one day and explains that he can no longer see what his teacher is writing on the board. You immediately make an Read More...

New Support for Parents of Children with ADHD Available in Free Care Package

Mothers of children with ADHD are often stressed-out, overwhelmed, overworked, tired and under-nurtured for good reason. The National Institute of Mental Health identifies a host of disorders that Read More...

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