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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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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Just introducing myself...

My name is Pam, and I'm the mother of a 13 year old son with not only ADHD but also PDD. I don't know anyone outside of the doctors to talk about this with. I'm only 31, and I'm...

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8 yo son ADHD and bi-polar

My son is on vyvanse and risperdone...he doesn't sleep much. I give him his meds between 7:30 and 8 am every morning , it takes an hour or more for them to kick in, during that...

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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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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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Son Diagnosed ADD

Since I've moved to Texas... Things have change a lot in good and bad ways...my son wasn't diagnosed with ADHD but ADD... His teacher notice that he wasn't pretain the...

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5 year old son just started adderall

We just started my son on adderall 5mg XR and today is day 3 and i don't see any kind of difference good or bad what so ever. he was suspended from school yesterday so i had to...

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Son Diagnosed ADD

Since I've moved to Texas... Things have change a lot in good and bad ways...my son wasn't diagnosed with ADHD but ADD... His teacher notice that he wasn't pretain the...

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9 yr with adhd

It's been about two years I started by getting iep at school it got to where I had to take her to Dr and said she has adhd. She was suspended at least 8 times this yr from...

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9 yr with adhd

It's been about two years I started by getting iep at school it got to where I had to take her to Dr and said she has adhd. She was suspended at least 8 times this yr from...

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step daughter has behavioral issues

My 4 year old step daughter has us all struggling. Just when I think I have her figured out, I find myself at a loss for words and patience. Her biological mogher (no longer...

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step daughter has behavioral issues

My 4 year old step daughter has us all struggling. Just when I think I have her figured out, I find myself at a loss for words and patience. Her biological mogher (no longer...

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9 yr with adhd

It's been about two years I started by getting iep at school it got to where I had to take her to Dr and said she has adhd. She was suspended at least 8 times this yr from...

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9 yr with adhd

It's been about two years I started by getting iep at school it got to where I had to take her to Dr and said she has adhd. She was suspended at least 8 times this yr from...

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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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step daughter has behavioral issues

My 4 year old step daughter has us all struggling. Just when I think I have her figured out, I find myself at a loss for words and patience. Her biological mogher (no longer...

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step daughter has behavioral issues

My 4 year old step daughter has us all struggling. Just when I think I have her figured out, I find myself at a loss for words and patience. Her biological mogher (no longer...

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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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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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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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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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ADHD

my daughter has been taking adderall xr 10mg for about 2 years now she doesn't take it on summer breaks or weekends but here lately she has been awful with crying...

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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...