Deborah Carpenter is a freelance writer, author, and educator specializing in women's and parenting topics. Her work has appeared in national publications such as Parenting, Publishers Weekly and Woman's Day. She is the author of The Everything Parent's Guide to Dealing with Bullies. She is also the mother of two, and the daughter of an ADHD mother.
Never Punish a Child for Behavior Outside His Control
Make ADHD the enemy; not your child. Catch your child being good every day. Stop... more »
Silencing Skeptics: The Truth About ADHD and LD
What is ADHD? Does medication really help? Can adults have ADD? Learn to clear up... more »
"What's Wrong with My Child?"
The answer to this question is more nuanced and complicated than most parents expect. Why?... more »
What Are the Symptoms of ADHD?
The nine symptoms that suggest inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity... more »