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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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Here’s to Not Catching Our Hair on Fire

I don't know where to start in my book review of Stacey Turis' Here's to Not Catching Our Hair on Fire, An abseent-minded tale of life with Giftedness More...

What a difference the {right} teacher makes.

It's no secret this has been the worst school year for Luke. The worst. Nope, I take that back. The second worst. I think Kindergarten still holds the More...

Book Review: 101 School Success Tools for Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities

I truly enjoyed reading 101 School Success Tools for Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, by Betty Roffman Shevitz, Marisa Stemple, Linda Barnes-Robinson, and Sue Jewler. Not only did I More...

It’s school time again. what are you most worried about for your child with ADHD?

August is not my favorite month. In fact, it's probably my least favorite. It's hot. It's muggy. And it's the start of a new school year. Oh, the More...

one {mom’s view} of finding the perfect school for my ADHD kid

One of the #1 complaints of parents of children with ADHD is problems with school. Maybe the teacher isn't knowledgeable about ADHD. Maybe the school's administration thinks ADHD More...

Luke’s Journey to an IEP, Part 2: Developing the IEP

As you read in Luke's Journey to an IEP, Part 1: The Evaluation, I worked for two years to attain special education services for Luke for his Written 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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