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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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Freaky Friday

Sometimes, as a silly conversation starter, people will ask what super power you would want if you could have any super power.  The ability to fly? The ability More...

Spelling Homework and Other Epiphanies

I had been in the scenario a million times before.  Marco and I were practicing his spelling words (or math or fill in the blank with whatever homework More...

Managing My Husband’s Behavior

Let me preface this by saying that my husband is a wonderful man and an excellent father.  He is kind and patient and spends every moment he can More...

It gets better!

“Buzz,” the hero of my ADHD memoir of 2008, has been away at college for nearly a month. And I have to say, “away at college” is a phrase More...

Things That I Learned About Being A Teacher Now that I’m a Parent

Attendance is overrated.    As a teacher I was always a big believer in good attendance.  And don’t get me wrong, I still believe.  But my son works More...

Can A Great Neighborhood Cure All That Ails Me?

School will possibly be a difficult place for my son someday.  He is still young enough that the kids don’t notice that he gets pulled out for all More...

No Such Thing as ADHD

Parents of a child with ADHD (myself included!) would love to have a nickel for every time someone has said to them any of the following: There is no More...

Hell freezes over.

Tick by tick, our ADHD/Aspie teenage-son "Clark Kent" checked off the hurdles between him and high school graduation/Texas A&M in the last two weeks of school. We breathed 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...

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