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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 minister, offers short, personal essays that demonstrate how to shift our thinking […]

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Homeschooling & ADHD/Other Special Needs : What Type of Homeschooling Works Best?

If you’re reading this you’re either curious about homeschooling because you think it will help your child, actively homeschooling and looking for tips, or Googling in desperation because More...

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Homeschooling your child with ADHD or other special needs: myths and realities

Compared to many people, I haven’t been homeschooling very long. J, my 10-year old with ADHD, learning disabilities, audio processing difficulties, developmental delays, poor short term memory, and More...

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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...

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The wisdom of the ages: happy birthday to me and what I’ve learned over the years of parenting my son…

Yesterday I turned 43. Part of me cringes to write that, although I’m not ashamed of my age or have regrets about paths not taken or anything of More...

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What I learned at the CHADD conference (and it might not be what you think).

This past weekend Kay Marner and I went to the 2011 National CHADD conference in Orlando. Our book, Easy to Love but Hard to Raise: Real Parents, Challenging More...

ADHD and Homeschool…an update from the NUThouse

ADHD and Homeschool…an update from the NUThouse

Dear wonderful readers of a Mom's View, I WISH I could tell you that homeschool (which we started last winter in order to end the constant frustration and failure More...

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What we did this summer.

When you were a kid do you remember writing that first essay of the school year, always called “What I did this summer?” I do. I actually have More...

Saga of the sheds, or, If you can't change the kid, you have to change the system

Saga of the sheds, or, If you can’t change the kid, you have to change the system

Our house is 100 years old. When we bought it, it included two dilapidated sheds, probably not 100 years old, but at least 50 or so. One shed More...

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Caregiver Stress and Parenting your ADHD child

This is a repost of an entry previously posted on the Easy to Love but Hard to Raise blog, which focuses on the difficulty of parenting children with More...

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