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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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Home Again: Clark Kent Goes To College

My college-age son, Clark Kent, has ADHD and Asperger's. Many of you know him from The Clark Kent Chronicles, which I've shared a few of in ADDitude Magazine More...

Finding Success

I have recently had a major life change: I went back to work.  For the past few years I have been home with my kids and I’m so 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...

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...

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...

We’re down to the wire.

For those of you that are keeping track of my ADHD/Aspie son Clark Kent's rocky path toward high school graduation this year, I wanted to let you know More...

On How To Get Through It

He wouldn't get away with that if he were my kid. You know how to stop that, right? I bet he doesn't act like that when his daddy's around. He wouldn't More...

Who Is the Lucky One?

Who Is the Lucky One? My journey to parenthood was a long and difficult one.  We struggled with infertility for a long time before turning to adoption, only to More...

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