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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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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My son has ADHD & ODD, Now what?

Hi Ladies, My name is Rebecca and I have an 8 year son Aaron who has been driving us crazy for a couple years now. I came across the term ODD on hare and...

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Adhd daughter/ possibly more conditions

My 12 yr old daughter was diagnosed with adhd/ slight odd/ slight depression last october & was in-treatment for 3 weeks before i felt bad and pulled her out.. Wish i...

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Pulling my hair out!!

I have a four-year-old son who by night is the sweetest angel loving caring little boy that you'll ever meet. Then from the time he wakes up until the time he goes to bed he is...

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Behavior Problems at School

My 9 year old daughter is driving her teachers crazy. We have recently uped her medication from 30mg of Ritalin LA to 40mg, but this dosen't seem to have helped. Her teacher...

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The effects of fish oil on ADHD?

Has any one heard anything about Fish oil being used instead of medication? I don't know for sure if it works but i was thinking about trying it to see if it works.

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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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anything natural for adhd?I need help

My son is four years old and has autism spectrum disorder as well as adhd. Two weeks ago he started using tenex and I don't like it. I never wanted him on meds but he needed...

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Our Natural Alternative to ADHD

Our tyke was diagnosed with ADHD and we chose not to go the medication route because we felt he was too young. We are using a neurofeedback program called play attention and are...

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NEW TO ADHD: GOOD BASIC INFO

My daughter has been taking ADHD medication for 2 years. She is now 10. She is doing well on Ritalin LA. I relate to those who post about being newly diagnosed and not...

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anything natural for adhd?I need help

My son is four years old and has autism spectrum disorder as well as adhd. Two weeks ago he started using tenex and I don't like it. I never wanted him on meds but he needed...

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School in Cape town for ADDH children

Hi my name is Isabella and my daughter have ADDH, She is now in grade 11 and currently we live in the middle east. Would like to sent her next year to South Africa to complete...

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Our Natural Alternative to ADHD

Our tyke was diagnosed with ADHD and we chose not to go the medication route because we felt he was too young. We are using a neurofeedback program called play attention and are...

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At my wits' end: SCHOOL MORNINGS

My 10 year old daughter is diagnosed with both ADHD and ODD. She takes 27mg Concerta in the morning (about 7am) and in the afternoon (12:30-1), because it was wearing off...

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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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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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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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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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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...