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When Kristen Caven’s son was diagnosed with attention deficit, inattentive type, she had no doubt about where he'd gotten the gene. She writes about her creative and comedic ADHD family, being a patient mother with a brain built for speed, and her sudden enrollment in what she calls “ADD School.”

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posted: Monday February 2nd - 9:00am

Let Them Fail

The hardest part in getting help is letting your kid fail.

A 9th grade single mom called me, distraught. “I know my son has attention problems,” she said, “and I don’t know what to do.” She went on to describe a history of rat-nest backpacks, forgotten homework, impulsive decisions and other familiar-sounding struggles. My mind went back to those desperate ninth grade nights, when the red marks would start showing up on the online grading system. Until then,...
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