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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Can yall please help me?

I have a 11 year old son that has only gain 1 pound in a year and the doctor wants him to gain weight. My son is very active and eats all the time. What can I do to help him...

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up all night AGAIN.............

My daughter Lindzey is 7 years old and takes 30mg of focalin in the morning and .1mg of colodine (hacked that spelling) at night. The colodine was working wonders but lately...

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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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Rewards systems

Looking for some ideas on setting up rules and regulations for ADHD/Bipolar children. We have basic rules already in place. Just wanting some rules that apply to school...

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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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Adderall and Intuniv

My son is on adderall and yesterday he started intuniv. Has any one tried these medicines together and if work for your child?

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My 10 y/o wont sleep

Hello everyone, i am in need of help. I adopted to beautiful girls 3y ago .My oldest is 10 now and my lil one is 4.My oldest is a kidney transplant child and has ADHD. We have...

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Trazodone for sleep

My 5 year old daughter with ADHD was prescribed trazodone to help her sleep. We haven't given it to her yet though. I was wondering if anyone else's child was taking it, if it's...

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My 14 year old son with ADHD

Help, I have a 14 year old son with ADHD, my husband and I adopted him when he was 3 1/2 and we've raised him as our own. He takes meds for his ADHD. I constantly am on him to...

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my 9 yr old is out of control

my 9 yr old son is sweet an loving an fun but then in 1 sec he turns he is yelling a screaming profanity throwing things an hurting himself. if i ask him to do chores like clean...

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HELP!

My son and husband have severe symptoms. My daughter has ADD. I requested evaluation for my daughter to receive accommodations (a little extra time on tests and a recorder for...

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ADHD ?

my son is 6yrs old, and has ADHD we have tried difrent meds and we've had no luck???:( last week his doc prescribed Tenex? Anyone can tell me if they've tried this med and how...

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angry, crying, and moody on vyvanse

my son is 12 he has been on many ADHD meds. since he was 6 he had a really bad epasoide the other night so i took him off the vyvanse. He was acting so crazy. yelling crying...

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Shaming ADHD kids

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. I just really learning how to parent him successfully myself. His grandparents have no grasp of how complex ADHD really is and how much is...

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Shaming ADHD kids

I have a 10 year old son with ADHD. I just really learning how to parent him successfully myself. His grandparents have no grasp of how complex ADHD really is and how much is...

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Acting strange on vyvanse

My son just started taking 20mg vyvanse 4 days ago and is acting really strange. Constantly rolling his tongue and blinking his eyes. His face and ears get blood red and he just...

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Acting strange on vyvanse

My son just started taking 20mg vyvanse 4 days ago and is acting really strange. Constantly rolling his tongue and blinking his eyes. His face and ears get blood red and he just...

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Teen with differnet personalities

I have a teen that has ADD. Diagnosed Aspergers... Maybe bipolar, personality disorder. Anyway, he is a completely different kid at school then at home. He's learned how to...

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ADHD medication

My 7 year old daughter takes Focalin XR for ADHD and we just added Intuniv to help with anxiety and impulsivity. Does anyone know how long it takes for the Intuniv to start...

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intuniv mixed with other meds?1?

My daughter is 8 yrs old and is ODD and OCD. She fights with her sister and we walk on egg shells at home during her fits of rage, throwing, kicking, hitting herself, saying she...

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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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My son is out of control

I need help and advice! My son has both ADHD and ADD. He is currently being checked for anything else. He is out of control! Andrew is only 4. His behavior has been so...

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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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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...