Laura Flynn McCarthy
Laura is a freelance writer who specializes in parenting and children's health. She lives with her family in Bow, New Hampshire.
Top 10 Questions about Medications for Children with ADHD... Answered!
Wondering about medications for children with ADHD? Expert answers to common questions about treatment for... ADHD medications »
Married to ADHD: Relationship Advice for You and Your Spouse
ADHD relationship advice, communication tips, and financial strategies to help your marriage to a spouse... more »
8 Tips For Your First School Meeting
When meeting with the school about your child's ADHD or learning disabilities, keep discussions friendly... more »
Teaching Resilience to ADHD Children: Advice for Parents
Seven strategies to help parents teach their ADHD children how to bounce back from challenges... more »
Behavior Therapy for Children with ADHD: More Carrot, Less Stick
The best programs to eliminate problem behaviors in children with ADHD - and where parents... more »
What You Need to Know about ADHD Coaching
Can an ADHD coach help adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder? Find out in this... ADHD coaching»
Women, Hormones, and ADHD
The severity of ADHD symptoms will change during the course of a woman’s cycle. Here’s... more »
The Weight of ADHD Parenting: Will Your Marriage Make It?
Parenting a child with ADHD can strain any marriage. Here are seven ways to save... more »
Your Diagnosis Guide: How to Ensure an Accurate ADHD Test and Diagnosis
An accurate diagnosis of attention deficit disorder isn’t simple, but it is essential to your... more »
When Your ADHD Child Is the Bully
You may be used to your child being the victim of bullying, but what about... more »
Medicate My 4-Year-Old?!
Revised guidelines give doctors the go-ahead to diagnose and treat ADHD in younger kids, but... Diagnosed younger, treated sooner »
Your Child's ADHD Evaluation: 6 Diagnosis Essentials
To ensure the right diagnosis for your child, first focus on the doctor's workup. Learn... ADHD evaluation essentials »
ADHD Siblings: Sharing Your Attention Equally with Non-ADD Children
Expert advice for making sure that your children without ADHD also get the time and... more »
Five ways to keep the peace among your kids... more »
Violent, Defiant Children and Teens: Parent-Training Programs That Help Change Behavior
Trying to cope with ODD, ADHD, and/or defiant behavior? These parent-training programs can help change... Strategies for changing defiant behavior»
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