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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Taking my Son off quillivant.

I am thinking about taking my son off quillivant. Should this be done cold turkey or a slow wean. He has been on it for a year and a half. He is good at school but the come...

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ANYONE TRIED ZEAL FOR LIFE FOR ADD?

ONE OF MY NEIGHBORS SELLS ZEAL FOR LIFE WHICH IS A SHAKE THAT YOU DRINK ONCE A DAY WITH LOTS OF VITAMINS AND MINERALS IN IT. I'VE READ LOTS OF TESTIMONIALS ON THE FB PAGE THAT...

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ADHD Teenager Exhausting

I have a 16 year old son with ADHD. He does not like school and meciation does not seem to help when it's time to do homework. A typical weekend starts with a conversation on...

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Trazodone for sleep

My 5 year old daughter with ADHD was prescribed trazodone to help her sleep. We haven't given it to her yet though. I was wondering if anyone else's child was taking it, if it's...

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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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Any Experiences with Dynavel?

Does anyone have experience with Dynavel? My 6 year old has severe adhd and he is a spd sensory seeker. I have tried Quillivant and Vyvanse and both seemed to cause him to be...

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Fish Oil?? for adhd??

I have been seeing on some of this posts that fish oil helps. My question is how many mg, how many capsules and do they sell them for kids only? Thanks! I am willing to give a...

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Adhd

My daughter is on Adderall and she has no problems sleeping, however she doesn't eat a lot.

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Need advice, please

My two youngest have adhd and one is on a bi polar medication. His moods change the wind. He can be nice and then he flips out. He is 8 years old, he is destructive, he hits the...

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Adhd actually autism

My daughter 9 yrs old was diagnosed with adhd for yrs. Meds never worked. Doctors never changed. She discharged from mental hos because they couldnt handle her. Now she sees a...

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Adhd actually autism

My daughter 9 yrs old was diagnosed with adhd for yrs. Meds never worked. Doctors never changed. She discharged from mental hos because they couldnt handle her. Now she sees a...

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Side effects of ADHD meds

Hi, I am really hoping someone might have some experience or advice. My son has been on the same combination of Vyvanse, Clonodine, and Remeron for ADHD and intermittent...

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Adhd actually autism

My daughter 9 yrs old was diagnosed with adhd for yrs. Meds never worked. Doctors never changed. She discharged from mental hos because they couldnt handle her. Now she sees a...

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Coffee or meds

My son is 5. He was diagnosed with ADHD. I dont want to go straight to meds. Before he got diagnosed, a nurse told me to try and give him coffee or mountain dew and if it calms...

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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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Adhd actually autism

My daughter 9 yrs old was diagnosed with adhd for yrs. Meds never worked. Doctors never changed. She discharged from mental hos because they couldnt handle her. Now she sees a...

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Need advice, please

My two youngest have adhd and one is on a bi polar medication. His moods change the wind. He can be nice and then he flips out. He is 8 years old, he is destructive, he hits the...

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Adhd

My daughter is on Adderall and she has no problems sleeping, however she doesn't eat a lot.

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Focalin xr and tooth decay

Hello, I'm a mother to a daughter who is going to be 11 this year. We have been having problems with tooth decay and cavities. She has been on this medicine since 2nd grade 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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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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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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Immaturity and ADHD

It is a proven fact that children with ADHD are highly likely to be significantly more immature than their peers. They also may often display behaviors of a person of a younger...

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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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ADHD

my daughter has been taking adderall xr 10mg for about 2 years now she doesn't take it on summer breaks or weekends but here lately she has been awful with crying...

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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...