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parenting a child with adhd

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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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...

Review: Magic Aprons: Improving The Most Important Life Skill

COOK-OUT with the Kids this Labor Day Weekend! WHAT: doodle aprons (Adult Size and Child Size) by doodle by Stitch INVENTOR: Chrissie Probert Jones DOES: can be the start of some 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...

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 post: “Unattended Children Will Be Given Espresso and a Free Puppy””

I will never forget taking our first family vacation shortly after my son started taking his medication. It as just a quick weekend trip to Pennsylvania Dutch Country More...

Guest blog: Fighting Sleep

He used to be my easiest sleeper. Even as a baby- if he was tired, he'd just fall asleep wherever he happened to be. In the stroller in the 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...

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...

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