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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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Just Say Cheese

Last summer I went on a book tour: 60-cities-in-60-days. Each of my young adult offspring was with me for two weeks at a time. They took turns being 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 More...

Review & Bonus Giveaway: Air Storm Z-Curve Bow and Zip Bak Bow: Aim for the “Write” Target

WHAT:  Air Storm Zip-Bak Bow &  Air Storm Z -Curve Bow by Zing Toys DOES:  opportunity to practice bilateral coordinatrion and crossing the midline INVEST:  $19.99 and $26.99 respectively MSRP AGES: 8 and up (can possibly be lower with More...

Must Love Dogs

The following is adapated and reprinted from The Clark Kent Chronicles, with permission from SkipJack Publishing: I wish I could say my son loved and related to animals, but I 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 More...

Review & Giveaway: Distraction Game: Test Drive Your Memory With Laughter

WHAT: Distraction by ThinkFun DOES:  work on and play around with your working memory using laughter as the motivator to challenge you and your family; discover how you best More...

The Nicest Person in Our Family

Our ADHD/Asperger's teenager is the nicest person in our family. We call him Clark Kent the WonderKid, because in his heart he believes he's Superman.  Remember what a More...

What’s Really on Their Minds? A Child’s Perspective on Having ADHD

My son, Connor, has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and type 1 diabetes. He was diagnosed with diabetes when he was 5 and with ADHD when he was More...

Being the Queen of Spades and Parenting a Child with ADHD

One of our family's favorite card games is Hearts. I learned this game from my dad when I was a little girl. After every holiday dinner, generations of More...

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