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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Strattera vs essential oils

Hi! I have an 8 yr old girl who has been on strattera 18mg for 1 yr with guanfacine 1mg twice a day for ADHD and behavior problems. She is doing great at school but socializing...

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Focalin XR

Is anyone else on this med?? We have just started ADHD medication and I am not sure what "improvements" I need to be looking for> How will I know if she needs a stronger...

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ADHD with sensory issues?

My 8 year old daughter has ADHD and takes Adderall XR and it seems to be doing great, BUT she still has slight sensory issues. It's always about how her clothes feel and feel,...

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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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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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Will he ever sleep at night???

My son is ADHD and he is 11 yrs old. He does not go to sleep easily at all. I put him to bed at 9 -9:30 every night (even weekends) and he is still wake at 12-1 am. The doc says...

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adderall and cant sleep

hi moms, my 6 year old son has been taking Adderall for his adhd, and he has a very hard time getting to sleep, is it the meds or something else, I put him down at 8 pm but he...

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nour

I'm a mother of ADHD child 7 years old

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Do I need to up the medicine

Hi, I am personally not a mom but I do have ADHD. I am in my 3rd year of college going for a major in film and media studies. When I have to watch movies for homework yes I'm...

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David My Love

3 days of Tenex. I see a slight difference. I pray something works for him. I have no family left and few real friends that accept him.. Pray for us.

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Tenex

My son just started yesterday. I already see a difference. My fingers are crossed. He is ADHD/ODD.

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Tenex

My son just started yesterday. I already see a difference. My fingers are crossed. He is ADHD/ODD.

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behavior issues

I have always said my son had "issues" since he was just a baby. But now he is 15 and have realized these issues need resolution!! Please comment… He is 15 now and just began...

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ADHD.... DOES IT GET BETTER

My son is 9 years old and was diagnosed with ADHD at 5 years of age... as a infant he was very fussy. I love him to pieces... but it is getting so hard the last year or two......

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RX Alternatives that ACTUALLY work?

My son is 13 and has been on ADHD RXs since age 6. He is the combo type - very hyperactive and inattentive. We decided to try him off meds this Summer. It took 3 days for him...

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Horrible Mornings

My 9 year old daughter has ADHD with impulsivity that is the worse part. She is awful in the morning. By the time we leave we have said terrible things to one another and both...

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Melatonin anyone?

I have a 7 year old son who has ADHD and recently put on melatonin by doctor because he has a very hard time getting to sleep at night, has anyone else used this??thanks

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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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Is Tough Love Taking It Too Far...?

Every single day starts with my son slamming doors, muttering under his breath, shouting at me, throwing things... He's 22 and insists he needs no help and no treatment. Here's...

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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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6year old son with ADHD

I have a 6year old son who is an ADHD child. I dont know what to do he isgeting in trouble at school. He was diagnosed last year with ADHD I tried the meds on him but I did not...

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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...