Nine Nurturing Tips for Parenting ADHD Kids

Nine ways parents can create an encouraging environment to help their ADHD children grow into well-adjusted ADD adults.

PREV Slide 10 of 10



9. SHOW YOUR LOVE.

This is the cornerstone. Every day, in every way, let your ADHD children know how much you love, respect, and value them.

Tell them with words and hugs, and by tucking them in at night. Even when they’re teenagers, they like to know that there is nothing that they can say or do that will make you stop loving them. The value of affection is often eclipsed by concerns that come with raising a difficult child.

Kids say the darndest things. ADHD kids, doubly so. Download your free digital copy of You Know Your Child Has ADD When... for more humorous kid ADHD-isms. Plus, get more email tips for parenting ADHD kids.

We never share e-mail addresses.

PREV Slide 10 of 10

slide   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10

 

What do you think of this article? Share your comments on www.ADDConnect.com, ADDitude's community site. Check out the new ADHD Medication User Reviews and the ADHD Adults Support Group. Your fellow ADDers want to hear from you!

Privacy
 
Copyright © 1998 - 2013 New Hope Media LLC. All rights reserved. Your use of this site is governed by our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
ADDitude does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The material on this web site is provided for educational purposes only. See additional information.
New Hope Media, 39 W. 37th Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018