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Archives: July 2008
posted: Thursday July 31st - 12:39pm
Summer School Lessons for Parent and Child
Make sure everyone knows that, when it comes to the education of your ADHD child: You’re watching, you expect excellence, and you’ll complain if you don’t get it.
posted: Thursday July 24th - 11:42am
Is Summer School Right for My ADHD Child?
I’m leaning toward pulling Natalie out of summer school. Even if Nat’s special education needs will be met, I’m not sure there’s a good fit.
posted: Wednesday July 23rd - 3:06pm
TGFR: Thank Goodness for Ritalin
Thank Goodness For Ritalin. There is a distinct difference between Natalie ON medication and Natalie OFF medication.
posted: Tuesday July 22nd - 3:30pm
First Day of Summer School
I have the honor of being known forever as that psycho-mom who runs bawling to school admin every time someone looks sideways at her ADHD kid.
posted: Tuesday July 22nd - 7:49am
Praise for an ADHD Babysitter's Guide
ADDitude's Babysitter's Guide is a helpful tool for all caregivers of ADHD children.
posted: Monday July 21st - 9:20am
ADHD Sleepy-Time Secrets
Like many kids with ADHD, Natalie sometimes has problems getting to sleep, and right now, her sleep schedule is as messed up as I’ve ever seen it.
posted: Tuesday July 15th - 7:37am
A Vacation for ME!
It’s important for me to take a vacation from my ADHD child and spend some time reconnecting with the adults in my life.
posted: Monday July 14th - 1:14pm
Talking to Strangers
I learned something from my impulsive, loving, ADHD child. Sometimes it pays to talk to strangers.
posted: Friday July 11th - 7:19am
ADHD Damage Control
If Nat believes an adult is going to hurt her, and she can’t stop it from happening, she tries to take control in her own ADHD way.
posted: Thursday July 10th - 7:02am
The ADHD Juggling Act
Sometimes it feels like managing all of Natalie’s special services is a full time job.
posted: Wednesday July 9th - 9:45am
Super Aunt to the ADHD Rescue
Mom used to claim that the things you worry about the most never happen. She was right more often than not. But she didn't have an ADHD child.
posted: Tuesday July 8th - 4:06pm
I hate having to choose between Nat's safety and her happiness.
posted: Thursday July 3rd - 7:54am
Now remember, I don’t have ADHD. My child does. But I sure do act like it sometimes.
posted: Wednesday July 2nd - 2:00pm
Demon Child? Seriously?
Today’s post is the third in a series about adults who misunderstand and react horribly to our children's ADHD behavior. This is my rant!
posted: Tuesday July 1st - 8:06am« ADHD Parenting Blog's blog
When the Punishment Is Too Harsh, Part II
More tales of poor ADHD child care: There’s nothing wrong with her that a little discipline won’t cure. Yeah right!
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