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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Is there hope?

Is there any hope for my son who has ADHD and is a constant stressor in my home? I love my boy with all my heart, but my hope is breaking and my marriage is suffering too! We...

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Concerta vs Ritalin

My 15yr old son has just switched from 20mg Ritalin to 54mg Concerta. I havent 'seen' him for 2 days, hes been in the garage fixing bikes. He isnt eating either. Is this normal?...

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Concerta vs Ritalin

My 15yr old son has just switched from 20mg Ritalin to 54mg Concerta. I havent 'seen' him for 2 days, hes been in the garage fixing bikes. He isnt eating either. Is this normal?...

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Is there hope?

Is there any hope for my son who has ADHD and is a constant stressor in my home? I love my boy with all my heart, but my hope is breaking and my marriage is suffering too! We...

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Daughter with Autism

My daughter has PDD Nos, mild case of cerebral palsy due to being born at 26 weeks gestation. She's come a long way thank god. At the age of 9 she started to become aggressive...

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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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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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7 yr old with ADD and is stealing

My son is 7 yrs old and is on Methylin 10mg for ADD and PICA. He is doing great in school since starting the meds 1 -1/2 months ago. He hasn't destroyed anyone's property, quit...

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clonidine

my son has been having trouble sleeping recently. i switched him from concerta to adderall about 3 months ago, and it seems like recently he just cannot sleep. i talked to the...

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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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Change in my 4 year old behaviour

Hello past few weeks my 4 year old daughter behaviour has changed I'm at end of my tether she has sudden temper out bursts for no reason irritable as in can't sit still always...

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Questions about Concerta.

My almost 11 year old son will be starting 18mg of Concerta tomorrow. He's bee on Adderall xr for over 3 years and Intuniv added in November. He's been off his Adderall since...

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Anyone have a child on Biphentin?

Since october 2010, we have tried Aderall, and concerta, both of these medications caused major melt downs and temper tantrums. I am wondering if anyone has any sort of...

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adhd/trazodone

Well I've been giving trazadone for a long time until last Nite it was working.I gave it to him last night and it didn't work.what am I doing wrong?he was up all night.sincerely...

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My son 9-1/2 not diagnosed yet?

Hi to all moms & dads out there! My husband &I are starting to be concerned for our 9 year old son who is in fourth grade. We have noticed over the past two years that...

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My son 9-1/2 not diagnosed yet?

Hi to all moms & dads out there! My husband &I are starting to be concerned for our 9 year old son who is in fourth grade. We have noticed over the past two years that...

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ADHD 7yr old son

My sons was just recently diagnosed with adhd so my husband and I decided to give meds a try due to the fact our son was having a very hard time at school. Our pediatrician...

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My 12yr old son on Focalin

I'm not a mom ,but a single dad , My son was diagnosed with adhd when he was 5, He started on methyphenidate,then concertra,vyvanse,And has been in Rocklin for about...

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ADHD

My sons was just recently diagnosed with adhd so my husband and I decided to give meds a try due to the fact our son was having a very hard time at school. Our pediatrician...

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Recent report

This new report about having kids take behavioral therapy has a better effect than medications is boggling my mind. I just don't see how it would have helped my son when his...

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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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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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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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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...