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.

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I listened to Harry, but only when he was being obedient. I thought that if I was a powerful enough influence (read: loud enough), I could control him. Control, though, was the last thing he needed. He needed to be heard.

Margaret, especially during Harry’s tough teen years, listened to him better than I did. That led to freedom and trust. Outside of the home, ADHD kids are always under pressure to conform. Inside the home, an ADHD child needs to know he is understood and accepted by his family.

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