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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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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...

Review and Giveaway: The MotivAider: What Walking the Walk Did For This ADHD Momma

WHAT:  MotivAider DOES:  simple tool can be worn on your person and send you reminders via vibrations at a timed interval of your choice; single-function gadgets can be very 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...

Happy Mama Conference & Retreat: Be surrounded by moms who understand your parenting experience

Are you a stressed-out, overwhelmed, overworked, tired and under-nurtured mother of a child with ADHD, ADD, OCD, SPD, PBD, FASD, Autism, PDD, or any number of other brain-based More...

Book Review: “Easy to Love but Hard to Raise”

I recently had the pleasure of reading the book, “Easy to Love but Hard to Raise: Real Parents, Challenging Kids, True Stories” (DRT Press, 2012). Co-Edited by Kay More...

We Need To Ask For Help!

I broke my leg on Saturday. I won't bore you with all the gory details, but let's just say that the last week has been a tough one More...

The wisdom of the ages: happy birthday to me and what I’ve learned over the years of parenting my son…

Yesterday I turned 43. Part of me cringes to write that, although I’m not ashamed of my age or have regrets about paths not taken or anything of More...

who is that?

My recent reflection. I have trouble looking in the mirror these days. It's not that the reflection is shocking. I've grown used to the gray hair and the extra 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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