Parenting ADHD Children - Behavior & Discipline

Parenting & discipline advice from attention deficit experts

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 morning routine can be managed with some simple tips for getting up and out the door.

Morning Routines for ADHD Children: Rise and Shine for School

Many ADHD children need organization and motivation advice for waking up and getting out the door in the... more »

 
How parents can stop ADHD children from lying, fibbing or telling lies and fibs.

The Truth About Your Child's Lying

Everyone tells a fib now and then. But children with ADHD are actually predisposed to tell habitual lies... more »

 
Sleep Aids for Parents of Hyperactive Children with ADHD

Desperately Seeking Sleep? Remedies to Save Parents' Sanity

Every night doesn’t have to be so hard! Use these parent-tested sleep remedies to get kids with ADHD... How one Mom Got Her Kids to Sleep Through the Night

 
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Never Punish a Child for Behavior Outside His Control

Make ADHD the enemy; not your child. Catch your child being good every day. Stop blaming others. And... more »

 
Organization Strategies for Parents of ADD

A Get-Organized Guide for Even the Messiest Kid

Artwork. Sports equipment. Clothes. Hiding away these everyday items isn't practical, but neither is tripping on them. Here's... more »

 
ADHD child mowing lawn

End the Chore Wars!

How to get even the most messy and disorganized children to help out around the house — without... Messy ADHD children»

 
ADHD in children and oppositional defiant disorder often occur alongside, even in adults.

Beyond Naughty: Dealing with Oppositional Defiant Disorder

40% of children with ADHD also develop oppositional defiant disorder, a condition marked by chronic aggression, frequent outbursts,... more »

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