Parenting ADHD Children - Behavior & Discipline

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Many ADHD children -- and their parents -- struggle with ADD/ADHD symptoms such as hyperactivity, behavior issues, disorganization, anger, and poor social skills. These ADDitudeMag.com will help your family regain control over these and other symptoms of attention deficit.
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The Weight of ADHD On Your Marriage

If raising a child with ADHD can strain even the sturdiest marriage, imagine what it does to the... more »

 
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The ADHD Parent's Soul Shine Kit

Low self esteem is a common problem among children with ADHD who are corrected, punished, and teased on... more »

 
When Meds Affect Appetite

25 Smart Snacks for Growing ADHD Brains

ADHD medications sometimes curb kids' appetites so they don't eat all day, then arrive home from school starving... more »

 

Pizza, Soda, and Other Rotten Foods for Teens with ADHD

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Friendship 101: Helping Children with ADHD Make Friends

Play Therapy Techniques and Games to Try at Home

Many children best express and challenge themselves through play. Using games and activities to encourage growth is the... more »

 
ADHD Early Childhood Meltdowns

Meltdowns Happen: 7 Healthy Ways to Respond

When your child dissolves into tears or an angry fit, employ these strategies to stop the ADHD tantrum... more »

 
Self-calming strategies for children with ADHD who get easily upset to help them get along with others and build social skills.

Will My Child Ever Have a Best Friend?

Children with ADHD too often become social outcasts. They invade personal spaces, blurt out rude comments, and play... more »

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Children with ADHD need more positive input than their peers, but they get less.

— Melinda Boring

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