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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ADHD or Just an active child???

Is there a difference?? I have one daughter who will be five in Nov. Everything was going well as far as her behavior goes until she was about 2 1/2. That's when I first started...

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Diagnosis! Definitely ADHD (DUH!)

DD (6) finally has a diagnosis! Definite ADHD, plus possible ODD and/or Aspergers. She'll start meds, therapy for social skills, plus the psychologist is working with her...

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My 6 year old

We have tried so many medications and the side effects are terrible!!! Does anyone have any suggestions as to how to limit these or if there is a better more organic way to...

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medication or not?

my boy is in the 2nd grade he's failing everything but spelling, got a 95% in that but the other classes are in the 40s and 50s. I've always liked the energy he has but now its...

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Alone

I'm so glad I found this group, as most of you probably have, I felt very alone or like I had done something wrong with my daughter. She's 9 and in 4th grade, the school she...

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angry child

MY kids are not with me,my son lives with his aunt on his faters side of the family. I recently move in with them and my son is angry. he puts dog food in my food and throws...

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Hello

Hello everyone, I am new to this forum and the reason I chose to be a part of this community is I have a 10 year old son with true ADHD. Times can be very difficult with a child...

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stepping up and being her mom

a yr and a helf ago i become a mother of two in two weeks my son was born on april 26 and 2 week later may 12my daughter came to live with not in a normal way u c her mom left...

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Feel helpless

I have a son who is now 17 and has been living with adhd all his life now he is on a new med called vyvanse and my insurence will not pay for it but its works perfectly for him...

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Dr. says NO MSG's

My son is 6. We have been taking him to a nutrionist for his ADHD combined type. The Dr. has told me NO MSG's in his diet. I am finding this harder than I thought. Orginally...

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Introduction

Hi all, my name is Brittany. I have a five year old daughter that has just been diagnosed with ADHD. Its been a stressful couple of years dealing with it and finally deciding to...

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ADHD and complex motor tics-HELP!

My son was diagnosed with ADHD a year and a half ago...about 5 months ago he started with some tics...coughing then it progressed to full body twitching and tongue out of his...

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Introduction

Hi all, my name is Brittany. I have a five year old daughter that has just been diagnosed with ADHD. Its been a stressful couple of years dealing with it and finally deciding to...

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My son Refuses to take meds...

My son takes Ritalin for adhd. He started taking the medicine last year and did fine but this year I'm fighting tooth and nail. I have tried the capsules w the little beads. My...

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ADHD and complex motor tics-HELP!

My son was diagnosed with ADHD a year and a half ago...about 5 months ago he started with some tics...coughing then it progressed to full body twitching and tongue out of his...

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Vyvanse good or not? Opinions pls!!

My daughter Jorja (6) has recently been diagnosed with ADHD and her doctor prescribed her Vyvanse 20mg. She has been on it 2 days today and it is making her very emotional and...

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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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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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Just got the diagnosis...

My son is 4, we got the diagnosis not too long ago. I always knew he was different, he has trouble making friends and I found I cant relate with most parents. We started seeing...

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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...