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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6 year old woes

Hi everybody. I have a 6 year old son who was diagnosed with ADHD last year. We tried medication at 5, it didn't work for him at all. This resulted in a school year nightmare,...

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Emotional

I find that my son is very emotional and I wonder if that has to do with his ADHD or the medication he's on. Do any other mothers see this in their children?

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ADHD Med

There is a patch that your child can wear that distributes the meds. Has anyone out there tried it? If so, what did you think?

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My son and medication

My son Jace is 7 and has ADHD. I could tell that he had some behavior and focusing problems by the time he was about 4. I never wanted to put him on medication and told myself...

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I feel lost please anyone can help

My son is 5 years old. He just started Kindergarten on Aug. 24 this year. He never been to any kind school or play ground before. Never really played with any other children his...

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ODD

My son was diagnosed with ODD which comes from ADD anyone familiar with this ?

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My son

My son Phillip was recently diagnosed with ADHD. I am having trouble with anger issues, defiance, anti-socialness/participation at school, and playing with other children. He...

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Intuniv

My son is 6 years old and was switched from Vyvanse to Intuniv. He was not gaining weight and would not eat much. He also was not sleeping as a kid should, slept from 11-6. I...

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Need input on my son, ADD/ADHD

I have suspected my son has ADD/ADHD for some time now. I knew something just wasn't right with him but until recently had not talked to his doctor about it. I just tried to...

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NEED HELP!!!!!!!

My son is 7 almost 8. We have tried several medications and cominations but am yet to come up with something that really works. He has adhd and the Dr. is tossing up whether he...

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Help.... my son with obsessions

My son is 6 and was obsessed with costumes. We said no more on his 6th birthday... well now he wants to wear clothes like the people he wanted to be like superman and batman. I...

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natural remedies for adhd

I am wondering if anyone has had any success with anything natural to treat adhd? I have recently started him on some cod liver oil but i am thinking that omegabrite would be...

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Keeping friends is hard.

I have a 7yr.old son who has adhd. He is joyful and cheerful. Rarely throws tantrums at home(happens at school more). His biggest probelm is keeping friends. Because my son is...

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Fed up and frustrated

It's been a few years and although my son is growing up and has made a huge metal shift in maturity, behaviours are very much improved from what they were. I still have the...

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In need of advice..

My 8 year old son has had borderline autism with behavior disorder since age 2 but recently diagnosed with adhd this year. He just started meds to help focus at school but once...

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In need of advice..

My 8 year old son has had borderline autism with behavior disorder since age 2 but recently diagnosed with adhd this year. He just started meds to help focus at school but once...

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Fed up and frustrated

It's been a few years and although my son is growing up and has made a huge metal shift in maturity, behaviours are very much improved from what they were. I still have the...

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In need of advice..

My 8 year old son has had borderline autism with behavior disorder since age 2 but recently diagnosed with adhd this year. He just started meds to help focus at school but once...

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Meds at schoo

My son has adhd and was receiving his meds at school by the nurse. I switched him from the Dr and clinic to a Dr not affiliated with the old clinic and informed the school...

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In need of advice..

My 8 year old son has had borderline autism with behavior disorder since age 2 but recently diagnosed with adhd this year. He just started meds to help focus at school but once...

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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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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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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...