Tips for helping your ADHD child get ready for back to school while minimizing frustration in your morning routine.
Is the frustration level in your home (and your life) going through the roof? Stress and frustration are very familiar to moms (and dads) of ADHD kids. Turmoil seems to be a permanent member of the family. Your child doesn’t listen. And when he does, he forgets. Getting your child to do routine tasks is like a battle. You have to remind. You end up yelling. You’re feeling exhausted by
I could feel myself getting angrier by the minute. My parents had just come from out of town for a visit, and I was so happy to be going out to dinner with them. But as we waited for our food, my ADHD son, Chris, was getting more and more agitated. He wouldn’t sit still; he was crawling all over the booth bench, then getting under the table. He responded loudly and disrespectfully when I
For a long time, I felt like I was battling a GIANT. Our son's diagnosis of ADHD with learning disabilities felt daunting. Oh, I knew he was a "busy" boy and struggling in school; but ADHD? As I looked around at other kids in his class or the children of friends and neighbors . . . I saw no one with the challenges my son had. No one was struggling with the parenting issues I faced
Are tantrums and meltdowns causing havoc in your home? Do you wonder what to do when a meltdown hits? By watching and getting to know your child really well, I believe it’s possible to prevent meltdowns before they get out of hand. Here’s what I suggest … watch your child closely and record the following information about your child’s meltdowns:
Now that both our sons are adults . . . I find myself cherishing sweet memories of them as little boys more and more… … the Mother’s Day when I got breakfast in bed – toast, an apple, and coffee. The look on their faces as I ooooo’d and awwww’d about the