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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Just started Adderall!

Hi my 4 year old, almost 5, was just diagnosed with ADHD and they started her on Adderall XR 5mg. They said to give it two to three weeks to see a difference and I am trying but...

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Adderall side effects

My son just started 5 mg of Adderall five days ago. Not seeing a noticeable difference yet with the ADHD, but he's not crying a lot more in the evening over the littlest things...

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Advocare and ADHD

My 4 year old was diagnosed with ADHD about 1 year ago, and her doctor of course told me to think about trying out different medications so when it came time for her to go to...

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Does anyone have a kid on Vyvanse?

My daughter just started Vyvanse and seems to be doing really well. Only thing I am concerned about is the fact that she has a very hard time going to bed at night. She would...

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Melatonin warning

I know many parents would rather give Melatonin to their children as a sleep aide than a Rx drug. I was one of those too. I found out that because the body makes Melatonin...

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Uncontrollable behavior

My son is almost 5 and all of the rewards systems we have tried have pretty much failed. He is to the point that he doesn't care about the action or the discipline. At school...

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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...

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Introducing myself

Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Rachel. I have a 6 year old son and an almost 2 year old son. My 6 year old was just diagnosed with ADHD. His pediatrician started...

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Help with Bulling in school

Help, my son has ADHA and does have some social issues, nothing drastic. He has been teased in school by some of the boys in his class. Being called a "FAG", "You have no...

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adhd?

My son is 6 we go in tomorrow to his pediatrician for an adhd consult. I don't know what to expect all I know is I'm sitting in bed crying at midnight because I just read the...

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9 year old daughter habits

not sure what she has, but now I think of it it's always a new habit that lasts for months. Drives me crazy, she constantly makes this sound every few seconds. Can't even...

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adhd?

My son is 6 we go in tomorrow to his pediatrician for an adhd consult. I don't know what to expect all I know is I'm sitting in bed crying at midnight because I just read the...

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9 year old daughter habits

not sure what she has, but now I think of it it's always a new habit that lasts for months. Drives me crazy, she constantly makes this sound every few seconds. Can't even...

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Problems with school, what can i do?

My son is 5 years old, and recently diagnosed with ADHD combined. He has also always been unique, and always had a quick temper...but when he started kindergarten this year it...

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adhd?

My son is 6 we go in tomorrow to his pediatrician for an adhd consult. I don't know what to expect all I know is I'm sitting in bed crying at midnight because I just read the...

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Quillivant xr

my son was just prescribed quillivant xr for adhd, has anyone else had their child on this medication? is it good? bad? Tell me your story with quillivant

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9 year old daughter habits

not sure what she has, but now I think of it it's always a new habit that lasts for months. Drives me crazy, she constantly makes this sound every few seconds. Can't even...

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ADD/ODD and Disability

I have been fighting for disability for my son since 2012. My son has ADD/ODD he has set fires harmed others and animals. He has been proven incompetent by a Juvenile Judge.He...

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adhd?

My son is 6 we go in tomorrow to his pediatrician for an adhd consult. I don't know what to expect all I know is I'm sitting in bed crying at midnight because I just read the...

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Introducing myself

Just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Rachel. I have a 6 year old son and an almost 2 year old son. My 6 year old was just diagnosed with ADHD. His pediatrician started...

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9 year old daughter habits

not sure what she has, but now I think of it it's always a new habit that lasts for months. Drives me crazy, she constantly makes this sound every few seconds. Can't even...

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adhd?

My son is 6 we go in tomorrow to his pediatrician for an adhd consult. I don't know what to expect all I know is I'm sitting in bed crying at midnight because I just read the...

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Has anyone tried Vayarin?

My son just recently started Vayarin. I just wanted to know if anyone has tried this with their children, and if it worked for them.

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Loss of appetite on concerta

My 9 year old has now been on concerta for aprox 6 months and the loss of appetite and difficulty sleeping are the most alarming side effects. He eats very little during the...

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Intuniv-How long does it take to work?

My son is 5 years old and adhd/odd he was previously on clonidine and it worked like a dream for about a month. It was like it was working one day and the very next day it just...

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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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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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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...