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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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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?

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Tools to help your child with ADHD get started

What are executive functions, and why this area affects kids with ADHD?

#101: Introduction to Executive Functions


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reduce mental stress in ADHD parenting

One of the most common questions we hear from parents is: “How do I manage all of this stress??”

ADHD Parenting: 4 Ways to Reduce Mental Stress


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If you didn’t receive encouragement after your child’s ADHD diagnosis, we have some to share!

9 Encouraging Words For Parents


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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


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redirecting impulsivity

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

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


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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


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Instead of immediately “solving” a conflict, encourage each child to share their perspective, and WAIT.

Manage Sibling Conflict Like a Boss!


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ADHD parenting CAN be fun!

If you are parenting more than one child with ADHD, things can get exhausting… and fun!

Parenting Multiple Children With ADHD


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“The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice.” What a powerful statement! 

Tools to Improve Your Child’s Confidence


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Bedtime Pass is a science-backed strategy that we use with families to help children feel safe and secure.

The Bedtime Pass: Get Your Child To Stay In Bed and Fall Asleep


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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!