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Category: ADHD

  • Three Ways to Talk to Siblings About ADHD

    To this day I don’t know what it was that upset my son with ADHD; it all happened so fast. Finally off with our three kids on our cross country driving trip, we stopped for lunch in a small country town. Angry and upset, our son disappeared at a brisk pace across the street and out of sight. 

  • Are You Having Fun With Your ADHD Kids?

    I swore I would never turn into The Taskmaster. But here I was, about to lose it over yet another of my son's missed homework assignments.

  • Let Go of Judgment - Parenting a Child with ADHD

    There we were, in the front foyer of the restaurant, my ADHD son screaming, barely catching his breath in frustration. Do I cave and let him have his way or do I hold my ground? Mortified and exasperated, I felt I had failed my child and failed as a parent. 

  • Six Strategies to Manage Your Emotions and Problem-Solve

    If you're a person with ADHD you may feel your emotions more strongly and react to them more immediately. 

  • Three Ways to Make a Decision and Get Things Done

    If you are a person living with ADHD, chances are decision-making can at times be overwhelming and can delay getting things done.

  • ADHD Promise and Challenges

    Over the past few decades, cognitive scientists have found that small alterations in how people study can accelerate and deepen learning, improving retention and comprehension in a range of subjects, including math, science and foreign languages.