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It might be a good idea to go see a doctor for yourself. If you are ADD your parenting can improve if you get treatment. It could be possible if you are ADD that your daughter is too. She sounds like my daughter, she is 7 years old and she is ADD. She would talk non-stop. Outside of the home my daughter is shy, quiet and doesn’t leave my side. When we are at home she will play on the computer or on my phone. Plays with her toys some but if she isn’t doing any of those things she will come to me complaining there is nothing to do, she is bored. I know there is always something that needs done around the house and hard to do if you are a single parent. Your a mother and your kids need to be your first priority. I have my daughter help me with things around the house. We negotiate things. She helps me do stuff and in return I do something she wants to do. We play cards, go fish or 21. The last thing you don’t want is your daughter feeling rejected, not wanted by her mother. I really do think you should go see a doctor