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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!

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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?

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And once in a pattern of refusal, it can be very hard to work your way out. But it is possible!

My Child is Refusing to go to School, Help! (Part 1)

Anxiety

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Many times, parents fall to one end of the spectrum; they expect too much or too little from their child.

Executive Function Skills By Age

Executive Function

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Are worry thoughts stopping your child in their tracks? Keeping them from doing things they really enjoy?

ADHD and Worry Thoughts: How do I Help My Child?

Anxiety

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ADHD and Homework

Having a space is the first step to success for children with ADHD and homework. 

ADHD and Homework: Set Up Your Space

School

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Getting an evaluation scheduled is a wonderful first step to take toward supporting your child!

How Do I Prepare My Child for an ADHD Evaluation?

Evaluations

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Another day, another misplaced water bottle. Kids with ADHD (and their grown-ups!) really benefit from having a place for important items.

Home Organization to Help ADHD

Routines

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ADHD and Social Skills

Most kids with ADHD have a strong desire to make friends. They may need a little help navigating!

ADHD and Friendship: 5 Tips for Parents

Speech and Language

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reduce mental stress in ADHD parenting

One of the most common questions we hear from parents who are raising a child with ADHD is this: “How do I manage all of this stress??”

ADHD Parenting: 4 Ways to Reduce Mental Stress

ADHD

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Many schools still recommend grade retention for students who are struggling to learn, despite what the research says.

5 Myths and Facts About Grade Retention

School

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Keep in mind, most blurting and sound effects are not purposeful misbehavior. They often indicate a missing skill or help the child self regulate.

Classroom Strategies for Blurting

School

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You are your child’s safe place… they feel safe to release all of the built up stress from the school day!

Surviving The After School Slump

School

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If you didn’t receive encouragement after your child’s ADHD diagnosis, we are here to share some with you today!

9 Encouraging Words For Parents

ADHD

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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!