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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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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Could really use a friend right now!

Hey Reader, Should have said I need a bitch, just have so much going on in my head at the moment and have no-one to vent it too, I would have posted it on my status on...

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adhd

does anybody know of any groups for children with adhd in the norfolk area?

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Want to have a smart Child

Buy a lot of books. That seems kind of obvious, right? But what's surprising, according to a new study published in the journal Research in Social Stratification and...

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Wish us luck..

My 6 year old Jesse is going tomarrow to visit Dr. V. I am super excited and very nervous. I am hoping we can finally show everybody that he is not a bad kid after all. I feel...

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Help!!

My son is 16 and takes Vyvance and Prozac in the morning and Strettara in the afternoon. He has horrible anger problems, can't seem to connect A to B. He now just got a...

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ADHD Testing

I have a 7 yr old son that is going in on Monday to our ped to evaluated for ADHD/ADD and I was just wondering what all they do and how that all works. My husband and I also...

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NEUROFEEDBACK THERAPY

I've read a lttl on Neurofeedback Therapy. Apparently, it is used for ADD/ADHD, epilepsy, behaviour challenges, depression, etc. Has anyone tried it and what has your...

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Switching from Concerta to Strattera

My 8 yo son had been on Concerta from November to May. 36 mg/day. It was a miracle! He probably could have gone to the 54mg dose, but he was doing well enough on the 36mg,...

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Early Signs!

What should I be looking out for, my son is hyper, always fighting and on the go.. what age should kids get checked and what should i be looking out for?

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Birthday Party

My daughter is 10. She will be in the 5th grade this year. She has decided she wants a birthday party. A big one and invite friends.The problem is she really has none. She has...

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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...