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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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So we let our ADHD teen fail. NOW WHAT??

  Last we checked on my ADHD/Aspie son “Clark Kent,” he was living up to his nickname in spectacular fashion while stubbornly clinging to the belief that he was More...

Guest blog: His Loudest Advocate, His Biggest Fan

Today's guest blogger is Stacey, who lives in Sacramento, California. She's divorced, works in the non-profit mental health industry, and used to teach elementary school. Her story will be 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...

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...

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...

Texting With Your Kids: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

A few years ago, I started noticing a disturbing trend in the clients who came into my office.   Frustrated kids, parents and spouses would bring their cell More...

The ADHD Christmas Cure

Most of my memories of childhood Christmas mornings have blended together into a pleasant haze of torn wrapping paper revealing box after box of just what I always More...

how we almost let ADHD ruin our Christmas

Impulsivity is a hallmark of ADHD. We know that all too well in our household. Most mornings Luke is up before anyone else hunting for the cookies, chocolate, 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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