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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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28 ways to be a more resilient parent

There's a new book that's just out: The Resilient Parent: Everyday Wisdom for Life with Your Exceptional Child, by Mantu Joshi. In it, Joshi, a stay-at-home dad and More...

When Is He Allowed To Just Be A Kid?

My son needs and receives a fair amount of help.  He needs interventions that could make a major difference for him in his life.  And I know that 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 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 More...

A chance for kids with ADHD and LDs to experience sameness!

This sign is posted by the road as you drive into Camp SOAR. Brought a tear to my eyes. Have you ever wished that your special needs child could More...

The Village (You are NOT alone)

There are literally hundreds, if not thousands of people who are involved in my child’s life. At the same time I think it’s really easy to feel isolated More...

a mom’s view of {the power of ritual} : letting go of hurt and anger while parenting a child with special needs

A few days ago I heard a woman who works as a paraprofessional in an elementary school special ed classroom totally dis the mother of two boys with 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 More...

What a difference the {right} teacher makes.

It's no secret this has been the worst school year for Luke. The worst. Nope, I take that back. The second worst. I think Kindergarten still holds the More...

The "ADHD Mommas" are not medical or mental health professionals, nor an ADHD coach. Any opinions shared here are just that, opinions. I, and the other "ADHD Mommas," are sharing our experiences with our own ADHD children. Please do not re-post or publish any content or photos without a link back to {a mom's view of ADHD}. Have the courtesy to give credit where credit is due. Copyright protected. All rights reserved.

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