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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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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...

Caregiver Stress and Parenting your ADHD child

This is a repost of an entry previously posted on the Easy to Love but Hard to Raise blog, which focuses on the difficulty of parenting children with More...

The ADHD Islands

I have been thinking a lot about the isolation that seems to come along for families who are struggling with ADHD’s presence in their lives. Sometimes the isolation More...

ADHD and Hope

Hope is an interesting concept. Webster's defines hope as: (noun) the feeling that what is wanted can be had or that events will turn out for the best. For many, More...

ADHD moms: Are we at-risk?

Turns out that as a mother of an ADHD child I am a member of an at-risk population. Research shows that we are at a higher risk for More...

ADHD and Skin Picking {darn that bloody anxiety!}

My daughter Natalie, who has ADHD, buzzed with anxiety this morning. She woke up at 5:30. She was too nervous to eat. And she picked and squeezed and More...

a metaphor for {a mom’s} life

Yesterday when I took my car to the Toyota dealership for an oil change I told the service manager that I have a child with autism. I don’t. More...

the dysfunctional adhd

A Dysfunctional family by definition is a family, in which conflict, misbehavior, and often abuse on the part of individual members of the family occur continually and regularly, More...

ADHD in a Divorced Family: The Clark Chronicles

When I married Clark's father, I didn't know two things:  1.  He had ADHD 2.  Our marriage would end after 12 years I'm not sure what impact foreknowledge of either fact 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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