All posts by Kelly Quinones Miller

Kelly Quinones Miller is the mother of an adopted son with ADHD, inattentive type. She works from home as a freelance writer and designer while trying to teach her son the strategies and skills he'll need to succeed. Kelly blogs about family issues, casual environmentalism, backyard chickens, and more at The Miller Mix.

6 Strategies To Avoid Dehydration

Hard blinking. Throat clearing. Face stretching. Over and over again. Those were the main issues I discussed with my son’s ADHD care team at his last check up. I thought those tics had gone away, but upping his medication (Vyvanse) […]

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On How To Get Through It

He wouldn't get away with that if he were my kid. You know how to stop that, right? I bet he doesn't act like that when his daddy's around. He wouldn't Read More...

Tool: Homework Success Checklist

It's no secret -- children with atypical neurological processing struggle with traditional class room and homework demands. However, once a teacher truly understands what a child needs to be Read More...

Stressed Over Summer Camp? Here’s Help

When I was growing up, one of the best parts of summer was summer camp. I’d anticipate my week (sometimes two) for months in advance, mark down the Read More...

The Cycle

He's a live wire. An exposed nerve. Raw and throbbing. I'm talking about my 11 year old, Javier. My big kid with expressive eyes the color of molten chocolate Read More...

The Ties That Bite: Sibling Battles

My mother has a favorite story she likes to tell. According to her, when she was in the thick of raising my sisters and me, she often experienced Read More...

ADHD & The Age of Independence

Me: Lock this door and don't answer it if someone knocks. I don't care if it's grandma or Jesus. You don't come to the door and stare at the Read More...

Pajaggle: A Review

I was asked by Help! S-O-S for Parents to be part of a team to review Pajaggle, a new game for ages 3 up. To access all reviews, Read More...

Failure: Path To Nowhere or Road To Success?

Failure. It's a word that strikes fear into my heart. I've fought failure for as long as I can remember and for a long time considered it the fate Read More...

A Reminder

My kid has ADHD. He is mostly inattentive (forgetful, easily distracted, loses focus during tasks, can't follow instructions and so on) and impulsive but he also has a Read More...

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