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Belac
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Hello to all the ADD moms, parenting adhd kids,

The best thing that helped my son (8 year old currently, diagnosed at 7) has been Karate. Karate (Taekwondo) has been a great outlet for his frustration, and has helped increase his self confidence. We have him on Adzenys 3 mg and sees a therapist twice a month. We have tried the elimination diet, but has been too difficult to stick to it. We just try to give him more protein and veggies, but I can’t monitor what he eats at school or church. What else helped me has been trying to be thankful that he is a healthy and vibrant boy. I know it’s hard, but try to cherish everyday with him, and love him for who he is.