My Best ADHD Parenting Strategies

An ADHD mother shares what worked for her in parenting attention deficit kids.

Don't Take Every Mistake Too Seriously

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Laugh at the ADHD gremlins. I burnt dinner, and forgot to bake brownies for Mackenzie’s homeroom classmates. For a while, I beat myself up over it, but I learned to put my lapses in perspective. As years went by, whenever I’d screw up, I’d say, “Guess my ADHD is kicking in again.”


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