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Penny Williams

I used a morning checklist and created a strict routine for mornings. It created an 80+% improvement. Here’s exactly what I did:

Wake Up and Smell the Calmness

Also, try breakfasts that can be eaten on the go: drinkable yogurt, smoothie, breakfast burrito, string cheese, etc.

Remember too that 4 years old is very young for expecting self-sufficiency, even for tasks like eating a meal. And ADHD is a developmental delay, so he’s really functioning a year or more behind that.

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