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Your First Four Steps Following the Diagnosis When your child is initially diagnosed with ADHD, you likely feel both relief and dread. While you finally have a name to identify your child’s behavior, you are now dealing with new fears, stereotypes, and judgments.  Is your kid going to struggle for the rest of their life? […]

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The joys of parenthood are undeniable, but let’s be real – it’s also the hardest job on the planet.  As if being responsible for keeping another human being alive isn’t pressure enough, between the soccer games, homework, meal planning and bedtime routines, you also worry about their mental, emotional, and social development.  Are they presenting […]

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Those of us with ADHD are all over the place. We have a hard time keeping up with the things that need to get done. We are constantly behind and forgetting things.I am here to tell you that you are not alone! Many of us experience this scattered brain. It is frustrating when your family […]

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I’m sure you have picked up your kid from school and the car door barely closes before they are snapping at you or even break down crying. After holding it together all day trying to be still, they know you are the person who has to love them no matter how they act. Even on […]

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As you already know, every person with ADHD struggles to maintain attention. However, did you know that mental hyperactivity is linked with an inability to stay focused. To say that someone with ADHD cannot pay attention doesn’t tell the whole story. The reality is that we cannot focus attention on one task. Parents often say, […]

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Are you constantly hearing your child’s teachers tell you that your child needs to pay attention in class? For some, they might add that they are ‘a sweet kid’ while others are seeing the words ‘distraction to others’.I understand that all too well. As a matter of fact, for whatever reason, my mom kept my […]