Are You Suffering?

Are You Suffering?

When you’re raising a kid with ADHD, life can become crazy (is that an understatement or what?!).  And when kids are really struggling, one of the first things that gets neglected is a parents’ self-care.  Now, if you’ve been following my work for any period of time,...
How Do I Make My Kid Behave At School?

How Do I Make My Kid Behave At School?

If your child is already back at school this year, you might have already gotten an email about your child’s behavior in the classroom. Or – worse yet – a phone call from the principal. Ugh. The dreaded phone call.  These phone calls are SO incredibly...
Are You a Helicopter Parent?

Are You a Helicopter Parent?

What’s a helicopter parent, anyway??! Are you a helicopter parent? Here’s my take. ADHD parents are in a club of our own. When our children start a new school year, join a new club, or make a new friend we find ourselves hovering close by. We try to make sure our kids...
Are YOU Your Child’s ONE Caring Adult?

Are YOU Your Child’s ONE Caring Adult?

Years ago, when my child was really struggling with his ADHD and anxiety symptoms it felt like the world was really stacked against him. People didn’t like being around him. Kids teased him. Teachers avoided him. Coaches provoked him. And for good reason. Even...
Give Your Teen a Gift of Love… Time!

Give Your Teen a Gift of Love… Time!

Moms and Dads, remember when your children were young, and the Director of the pre-school or kindergarten told you that your son or daughter was quite smart but just needed a little extra time to mature before (s)he moved up to the next grade?  You probably felt...