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Penny Williams
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Start keeping a daily journal of how he’s doing on medication. Record the med and dose, and then any positives and negatives. Seeing the bigger picture of when things have improved or not is easier when it’s recorded daily.

Remember, it’s her fear and concern that is driving this. She’s coming from a place of good intentions, but letting the what-ifs guide her decisions.

Some tips in this article may help as well:

I Want to Medicate My Child—But My Spouse Does Not

Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism