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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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Guest blog: A Mama’s got to do what a Mama’s got to do!

I am Amy Albers. I have a blended family with one 15 year old step son, a 4 year old son and a 3 year old daughter. I 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...

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...

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...

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...

Happy Mama Conference & Retreat: Be surrounded by moms who understand your parenting experience

Are you a stressed-out, overwhelmed, overworked, tired and under-nurtured mother of a child with ADHD, ADD, OCD, SPD, PBD, FASD, Autism, PDD, or any number of other brain-based More...

When Invisible Disabilities Aren’t

I embrace the term “invisible” disabilities to describe our kids with ADHD, and other mental health conditions, developmental disabilities, or behavior disorders that are manifested through internal stuggles More...

Book Review: “Easy to Love but Hard to Raise”

I recently had the pleasure of reading the book, “Easy to Love but Hard to Raise: Real Parents, Challenging Kids, True Stories” (DRT Press, 2012). Co-Edited by Kay 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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