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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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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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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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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

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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

ADHD

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Instead of taking one child’s side or jumping in immediately to “solve” the issue, encourage each child to share their perspective, and WAIT.

Manage Sibling Conflict Like a Boss!

Behavior

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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

ADHD

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Anxiety is the emotion we feel when we are faced with PERCEIVED danger.

5 Secret Ingredients to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety

Anxiety

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Many children with ADHD have difficulty understanding how long a task will actually take to complete.

Tools to Help Your Child Get Started (Part 2)

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!