Moms of Kids With ADHD

Help from Moms who know. Questions, answers and support for parents raising children with ADHD. Medication, socialization, education, and behavior topics provide information based upon experience. Share any topic regarding raising your ADHD child.

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My son 9-1/2 not diagnosed yet?

Hi to all moms & dads out there! My husband &I are starting to be concerned for our 9 year old son who is in fourth grade. We have noticed over the past two years that...

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My 12yr old son on Focalin

I'm not a mom ,but a single dad , My son was diagnosed with adhd when he was 5, He started on methyphenidate,then concertra,vyvanse,And has been in Rocklin for about...

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Just started Adderall!

Hi my 4 year old, almost 5, was just diagnosed with ADHD and they started her on Adderall XR 5mg. They said to give it two to three weeks to see a difference and I am trying but...

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Focalin XR?

I'd love to hear, for better or worse, what other people's experiences are using Focalin XR for ADHD. This is the first medication that my 6 year old son has taken for his...

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ADHD

My sons was just recently diagnosed with adhd so my husband and I decided to give meds a try due to the fact our son was having a very hard time at school. Our pediatrician...

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ADHD 7yr old son

My sons was just recently diagnosed with adhd so my husband and I decided to give meds a try due to the fact our son was having a very hard time at school. Our pediatrician...

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No friends/social activites

I have a 12 year old daughter that was DX with ADHD about 6 years ago. I think the thing that I worry about the most right now is her lack of social skills. I see kids her age...

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9 yr with adhd

It's been about two years I started by getting iep at school it got to where I had to take her to Dr and said she has adhd. She was suspended at least 8 times this yr from...

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9 yr with adhd

It's been about two years I started by getting iep at school it got to where I had to take her to Dr and said she has adhd. She was suspended at least 8 times this yr from...

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step daughter has behavioral issues

My 4 year old step daughter has us all struggling. Just when I think I have her figured out, I find myself at a loss for words and patience. Her biological mogher (no longer...

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step daughter has behavioral issues

My 4 year old step daughter has us all struggling. Just when I think I have her figured out, I find myself at a loss for words and patience. Her biological mogher (no longer...

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Intuniv Anyone?

We swiched 3 days ago to intuniv and was wondering if anyone else had children on it. thanks, Kari

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My son 9-1/2 not diagnosed yet?

Hi to all moms & dads out there! My husband &I are starting to be concerned for our 9 year old son who is in fourth grade. We have noticed over the past two years that...

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My 12yr old son on Focalin

I'm not a mom ,but a single dad , My son was diagnosed with adhd when he was 5, He started on methyphenidate,then concertra,vyvanse,And has been in Rocklin for about...

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My son 9-1/2 not diagnosed yet?

Hi to all moms & dads out there! My husband &I are starting to be concerned for our 9 year old son who is in fourth grade. We have noticed over the past two years that...

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ADHD 7yr old son

My sons was just recently diagnosed with adhd so my husband and I decided to give meds a try due to the fact our son was having a very hard time at school. Our pediatrician...

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My 12yr old son on Focalin

I'm not a mom ,but a single dad , My son was diagnosed with adhd when he was 5, He started on methyphenidate,then concertra,vyvanse,And has been in Rocklin for about...

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ADHD

My sons was just recently diagnosed with adhd so my husband and I decided to give meds a try due to the fact our son was having a very hard time at school. Our pediatrician...

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Recent report

This new report about having kids take behavioral therapy has a better effect than medications is boggling my mind. I just don't see how it would have helped my son when his...

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ADD and disrespect for others

Does anyone have any good suggestions for helping an impulsive add child with lack of respect? My 12 year old son is so disrespectful to our family, especially his younger...

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Friends

My daughter has made fast friends with a girl at school who also has ADHD. This new friend LIES about EVERYTHING- I'm worried my daughter will pick up on this bad habit or end...

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Feeling alone and helpless

Everyday is a struggle my beautiful son is always in trouble always struggling and I don't know what to do. ADHD ODD impulsivity and I am falling apart. I hardly sleep cry all...

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ADHD and vyvanse

My son is now 7 and in 2nd grade. Hes been taking vyvanse for a year now. I swear a month after he started taking the child changed so much it has been a wonder drug. ( this...

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God help me

Ok my 10 year old son has been diagnosed with ADHD for about 10 months now I'm finding it really really hard. Every morning is a struggle getting dressed especially socks and...

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Bad marriage

My name is lorena and I am from spain, I met my husband with 19 and we was 33, I was young and to stupid to see that he wasn't a nice person, but of course I thought I could...

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ODD and Mood Stabilizers for children

My 8 y/0 daughter has been having a lot of issues with defiancy at school and home. She was diagnosed with ADHD in Kindergarten (now in 3rd grade). I discussed the possibility...

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Intuniv - Input

Hello, I have never posted in here before. But my daughter has just started Intuniv, we are on Day 2. I haven't noticed too much of a change in behavior, but I noticed she is so...