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Archives: November 2008
posted: Wednesday November 26th - 12:49pm
Does Daytrana Help Your ADHD Kid?
Switching Natalie's ADHD meds was a frightening - though necessary - recent step. We're feeling our way through Focalin, but now I need some Mom feedback on the Daytrana Patch...
posted: Friday November 21st - 12:13pm
The Great Focalin Experiment
Thanks to those of you who shared your children’s experiences with Focalin and Focalin XR.
posted: Wednesday November 19th - 12:35pm
Focalin for ADHD
Does your ADHD child take Focalin? How does it stack up compared to other ADHD meds your child has tried?
posted: Tuesday November 18th - 10:42am
ADHD and a Winter Prison
Winter in Iowa must feel like a prison to my ADHD daughter -- our house can't contain Natalie’s excessive energy.
posted: Monday November 17th - 10:10am
Indecision and Inaction
I need some advice: When you feel overwhelmed do you completely shut down? How do you handle stress?
posted: Friday November 14th - 10:33am
My Non-ADHD Kid
My ADHD daughter sucks up 99% of our parenting time and energy, and my independent and responsible son is left with the dregs.
posted: Thursday November 13th - 3:35pm
ADHD Medication Dilemma
I'm a firm believer in the need to treat biochemical brain diseases with medication, so why am I so afraid to add another medication now?
posted: Monday November 10th - 11:15am
Spreading the ADHD Word
As a mother of an ADHD child, I've feel a sense of responsibility to spread the word about dealing with ADHD children.
posted: Wednesday November 5th - 3:45pm
Getting the Big ADHD Picture at School
Am I guilty of the very thing I suspected the school of — judging Natalie’s ability to function and succeed based strictly on her bad behavior?
posted: Tuesday November 4th - 3:08pm
The ADHD Club
My daughter doesn't completely understand her ADHD diagnosis. But, thanks to her friends, she knows she's not alone.
posted: Monday November 3rd - 10:35am« ADHD Parenting Blog's blog
Catering to an ADHD Appetite
ADHD medications can suppress appetite, but good nutrition is so important to treating attention deficit. So I let Natalie eat standing up, and top off her waffles with ice cream. What do you do to pack in the calories?
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