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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Hi - New here!

My 8 year old daughter was diagnosed adhd about 5 months ago. We tried meds initially, but didn't like the side affects, so we are going without them. Any advice on...

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Switching from Tenex to Clonidine

I just recently moved to Australia and my son was prescribed Tenex in America but they don't have that here so the doctor's have prescribed Clonidine instead. The thing is, I...

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How to get your kids Hooked on Reading

A great way to encourage a love for reading is to demonstrate how much fun reading can be! When I teach my students how to read, I give them a short synopsis about the book they...

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Need Help!

Hello! I have a five year old daughter who will be six in August. She is currently being treated for ADD/ADHD....However it seems like this past month she has been extremely out...

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does my daughter have adhd?

i have a 10yr old daughter,she steals,lies hits out,raids my cupboards of food mainly sweet sugary things i bought a safe n she broke into it 2 get buscuits etc,she had an...

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Behavior Modification Therapy??

Hi there! My son was recently diagnosed with ADHD and we have chosen to not go the medication route for now (he's in pre-k and only 5). We wanted to try out other options and...

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Finally, we got somewhere

After a year now my son has been dx with ADHD along with other things, which is caused by the ADHD. But finally we got someone to actually listen to us, instead of telling us he...

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Montessori for 'slow learner'?

Hi there, We just got back the results for a psychoeducational assessment for our 5 1/2 year old son. They can't make a diagnosis because of his age, but the results suggest...

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New to the group

Hello everyone, my name is Beth and I have a five year old son Logan who has been diagonsed with AD/HD. It's been five months and we are soo lost and confused on what to do....

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Fish Oil?

Have read a few ppl mention it. How does fish oil help and would flax seed oil do the same thing? It also contains all the omegas.

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kids w/ADHD & video games

i have a 6 yr old boy who was diagnosed w/ ADHD this year. i always kinda had an instinct that he had it b/c it runs in my family but it was confirmed his first year of school....

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looking for advice !!!

my friend has a son with adhd and has been a nightmare,i have given some advice but has done what ive said,I was wondering if any one has any ideas to help,i have a son with...

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my kids and ADHD meds

My oldest son who is 10, has been on concerta since he was 6 1/2 yrs. old. It works great. Meanwhile my daughter who is 9 has been on concerta for 4 months is also doing well....

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Trouble going out and having friends.

I have a 7 year old son who is ADHD. I have found it difficult to keep my friends as they dont seem to understand why sometimes we have to be forceful with him. As we usually go...

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homeschooling?

My name is Melissa, I am a 21 year old mother of two, I decided to start home school my son next year for a number of reasons but the most obvious one is because of the large...

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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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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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My 10 year old on 70 mg Vyvanse

Ok so my son has been on Vyvanse for 2 years now and every 3 months we go to Dr they up the meds started at 20 we r now at 70 and here we r again it's not working I want to try...

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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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Daughter with Autism

My daughter has PDD Nos, mild case of cerebral palsy due to being born at 26 weeks gestation. She's come a long way thank god. At the age of 9 she started to become aggressive...

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Is there hope?

Is there any hope for my son who has ADHD and is a constant stressor in my home? I love my boy with all my heart, but my hope is breaking and my marriage is suffering too! We...

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My 10 year old on 70 mg Vyvanse

Ok so my son has been on Vyvanse for 2 years now and every 3 months we go to Dr they up the meds started at 20 we r now at 70 and here we r again it's not working I want to try...

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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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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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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...