Welcome to the Childhood Collective Blog

We provide ADHD parenting tips and tricks that are backed by science and easy to use for busy parents. Join us as we grow your confidence in parenting your child with ADHD, so you can watch your child thrive!

Browse The latest posts:

a mix of science and heart

Is Your ADHD Child Defiant? 4 Possible Reasons Why!

Whenever a parent tells me that their child is defiant, I always try to dig a little deeper to find out why?

FEatured Post:

READ THE POST

Children with inattentive ADHD behave distinctly different than children with hyperactive/impulsive ADHD.

What is Inattentive ADHD in Children?

ADHD

read more

Children with ADHD thrive with routines. Unfortunately, their normal routines are usually disrupted during the holidays.

7 Tips for Kids with ADHD During the Holidays

Routines

read more

There are many benefits of a formal ADHD diagnosis BEYOND medication.

Why Get an ADHD Diagnosis (If I’m Not Giving My Child Medication)?

ADHD

read more

Learn about what the executive functions are and why they matter so much.

Executive Functioning in Children: 5 Things All Parents Need to Know

Executive Function

read more
Why children with ADHD lie

Lying can be a reflection of a child’s ADHD brain and differences in executive functioning skills.

Why Kids With ADHD Lie… And What To Do About It

ADHD

read more

Self-regulation is the ability to control one’s feelings, thoughts, behaviors, and attention.

4 Strategies to Help Your ADHD Child Self-Regulate

ADHD

read more

To be honest, my anxiety has been around for most of my life, but it all came painfully to the surface.

My Own Journey With Social Anxiety (Part 1)

Anxiety

read more

The first few weeks of school can be a tough transition. Check out three tips to make it smoother.

3 Back-to-School Strategies for Children with ADHD

ADHD

read more

“Our kids love each other, right? I mean, they definitely don’t seem to like each other lately, but do they love each other?” The other day, I (Katie) was listening to my children arguing in the backyard and I looked at my husband and literally asked this question. It seems like my kids (who are 2.5 years apart) operate […]

Manage Sibling Conflict Like a Boss!

Behavior

read more

Even though it might not feel like it, as a parent of a child with ADHD you have a LOT of rights.

7 Things Parents Need to Know to Get Their Child with ADHD Help at School

ADHD

read more

The CDC estimates that 7% of children ages 3-17 have been diagnosed with anxiety. 

Addressing Your Child’s Anxiety at School

Anxiety

read more

Children with ADHD can struggle to plan for the future, even if the future is a few minutes away.

The Truth About Routines and ADHD

ADHD

read more

Can you imagine having tools to help your child listen, manage those frequent meltdowns, and connect with your child?

Learn 6 keys for raising a happy and independent child with ADHD

Better than Free Ice Cream!