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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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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders.

What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)?

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Executive functioning is something that school-age kids need to use all day!

Executive Functions At School

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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Keep in mind, most blurting and sound effects 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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We generally recommend that all children with ADHD should have a 504-Plan (or IEP) in place.

Does My Child With ADHD Need a 504-Plan At School?

School

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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

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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

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