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Penny Williams is an organized planner trying to make sense of life with her son, Ricochet, whose ADHD and learning disabilities create perpetual chaos. Her son’s needs are a moving target, leading her to create new roadmaps at a moment’s notice. To find more from Penny, visit her personal blog and read her books, Boy Without Instructions and What to Expect When You're Not Expecting ADHD.
posted: Friday February 6th - 3:54pm
“OMG, I Just Found Out My Son Has ADHD”
An ADHD diagnosis can make a parent sad, angry, and demoralized. Go with those feelings.
posted: Tuesday February 3rd - 9:00am
My Son Gets the Brush-Off from His Peers
It breaks my heart when Ricochet is shunned by would-be friends. Even worse, he doesn’t see rejection coming.
posted: Wednesday January 7th - 11:38am
“I Need Your Help, Mom”
I’ve been waiting six years to hear these words from my ADHD son, and I couldn’t be happier.
posted: Saturday December 20th - 9:22pm
Wake Up and Smell the Calmness
I created a game with rewards for my ADHD son, and guess what? We no longer go crazy in the morning.
posted: Monday November 10th - 3:06pm
Stop Telling Your Child to Act His Age
Boost your child’s self-esteem by measuring your child’s behaviors by his “ADHD age,” not by his real age.
posted: Wednesday October 22nd - 12:43pm
The Boy Who Cried Wolf: My ADHD Son's Lying
We didn’t believe our son’s tall tales, but we didn’t let his “creative embellishments” stop us from having his back.
posted: Monday October 6th - 10:34am
My Bright Son Is Ready to Shine
It was all high-fives, fist bumps, and tears of maternal joy when Ricochet finally said out loud that “I am smart.”
posted: Tuesday September 23rd - 12:40pm
ADHD at School: The Honeymoon Is Over
My hope that this school year would be different for my son ended on Day 4.
posted: Tuesday August 19th - 10:37am
Strength (and Support) in Numbers
Building a parent support network is as important as knowing all about ADHD.
posted: Saturday July 26th - 10:25am« Boy Without Instructions
What Kind of Momma Wishes for Disabilities?
My 11-year-old son, Ricochet, has already accumulated an alphabet soup of diagnoses: ADHD, SPD, EFD, Dysgraphia, Written Expression Disorder, and giftedness. Sadly, I was hoping for one more, HFA or high-functioning autism, also once diagnosed as Asperger’s. I know it sounds like I’m a heinous momma for wishing any sort of disability on my son, but I have good reason. First of all, I would never wish...
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