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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To medicate or not to medicate?

My daughter is 7, going into the 2nd grade & has just been diagnosed with ADHD/ODD. She has been seeing a sand/play therapist for over a year now. She takes mulivitamins &...

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Hello

Hello. My son was just diagnosed with adhd. I always thought that he was hard to control, but thought that it had something to do with my parenting skills. We just started meds,...

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Mom is new to this please help!!!

I am new to the diagnosis ADHD Anyone out there have any helpful info you can pass on. My daughter has been recently diagnosissed w/ ADHD and I was wondering any tips out there...

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My daughter is 5 and has adhd

I am almost at my wits in on getting this girl to settle down to sleep. She is very active constant going all the time day and night. We had her on medication but stopped due to...

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Medications? Tenex? Ativan?

Hey everyone! I was just wondering has anyone had a child be treated for ADHD with Tenex? It's normally used to treat high blood pressure but my sons doctor wants to use tenex...

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School Evaluation - on meds or not?

My son has been diagnosed with ADHD 3 years ago, and is on medication. Up to this point, the school has made some accomodations for him, but last year (first year middle...

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General frustrations re: diagnosis

Just wanting to vent about the frustrations of the process of diagnosis... My son is 6 yrs old and has obvioulsy been 'hyper' all his life- ive asked all of his car-givers (day...

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3 kids with adhd i need help

Hello, i have 4 kids and out of the 4, 3 who have the same father all have adhd. with me in school full time and now all 3 of them will be in school full time, tryin to find...

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She won't stop talking!

My daughter is just about to turn 4 and for the past two years has gotten progressively worse. She does not have the ability to stop talking. It causes her to run into things,...

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concerta XL

has ne one got the same problem as me my son has been on concerta xl 18mg,now for over 4months he is also on methlpenidate 5mg x 2day, but the meds dont really seam to be...

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These are my kids :)

My 8 year old son has severe ADHD. On top of that he also has a gifted IQ of 130. So, not only is it difficult for him to concentrate, he also is incredibly bored with menial...

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ATTEND

Has anyone tried to give your child ATTEND (natural ADHD) medicine? If so, what are the pros and cons?

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RX Alternatives that ACTUALLY work?

My son is 13 and has been on ADHD RXs since age 6. He is the combo type - very hyperactive and inattentive. We decided to try him off meds this Summer. It took 3 days for him...

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abt my son

He will stolen book frm school. Wt I do he leave ..punished are ny other way

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abt my son

He will stolen book frm school. Wt I do he leave ..punished are ny other way

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RX Alternatives that ACTUALLY work?

My son is 13 and has been on ADHD RXs since age 6. He is the combo type - very hyperactive and inattentive. We decided to try him off meds this Summer. It took 3 days for him...

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Horrible Mornings

My 9 year old daughter has ADHD with impulsivity that is the worse part. She is awful in the morning. By the time we leave we have said terrible things to one another and both...

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Melatonin anyone?

I have a 7 year old son who has ADHD and recently put on melatonin by doctor because he has a very hard time getting to sleep at night, has anyone else used this??thanks

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ADHD/ODD - My 12 year old son

Hi I am new to this support system and need to now that I am not the only one who has a son with ADHD, ODD, depression and possible mood disorders. I am a divorced mom of...

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Is Tough Love Taking It Too Far...?

Every single day starts with my son slamming doors, muttering under his breath, shouting at me, throwing things... He's 22 and insists he needs no help and no treatment. Here's...

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Switching Meds

My Son (9yrs) was diagnosed an year and a half ago and is currently on Aderall; however we are about to try Vyvanse . with a change I am of course nervous of potential side...

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long term effects of Adderall

My 9 year old son has recently switched from Ritalin to Adderall and seems to be doing amazingly well. Ritalin would make him very angry and irritated with everyone. The...

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6year old son with ADHD

I have a 6year old son who is an ADHD child. I dont know what to do he isgeting in trouble at school. He was diagnosed last year with ADHD I tried the meds on him but I did not...

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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...