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Jennifer Gay Summers, a teacher for 13 years and mom to a daughter with ADHD, is dedicated to helping other parents and teachers of ADHD children survive the rough moments and savor the wonderful ones.
posted: Tuesday February 4th - 12:57pm
Whoops! There It Is!
Helping my daughter curb her embarrassing, sometimes funny blurts is an ongoing challenge. She just can’t help it.
posted: Monday December 16th - 11:56am
I won’t miss another spontaneous (impulsive moment) with my daughter, so I decided to let her ADHD be my guide.
posted: Friday November 15th - 10:55am
A Tough Call — and a Good One
Seeing Lee’s unmedicated buddy bounce off walls led me to a peaceful moment.
posted: Thursday October 17th - 10:57am
Don’t Lose Faith in Your ADHD Child
There she goes again, my daughter acting impulsively. Boy was I wrong.
posted: Monday August 12th - 9:22am
A Birthday Present Wrapped in Love
I am so thankful that our 14-year-old ADHD daughter came into our lives.
posted: Thursday August 8th - 9:54am
Friends for My Daughter—Finally
The sweetest sound of my day is Lee laughing with her buddies.
posted: Tuesday July 9th - 10:34am
This Just In: How I Conquer My Daughter's Morning Moods
Tidbits from the morning newspaper can put Lee on the path to a happy day.
posted: Friday June 14th - 11:17am
Why Won't Teachers Let My Daughter Succeed
Drawing and doodling during class keeps Lee focused and alert.
posted: Monday April 8th - 10:26am
Where the Wild Things Are
Got hyperfocus? My daughter does -- and I fan the flames of it at every turn, even if her passion is lizards, snakes, and other slimy things.
posted: Wednesday January 2nd - 9:17am« Mom Is the Word
How My Attention Deficit Daughter Overcame the Birthday Blues
One mom despaired over parties — until these strategies to soothe sensory overload made birthdays happy again for her daughter with ADHD and SPD.
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