Kids do well if they can, but lacking skills to cope with disappointment, they have meltdowns. Why punishments don’t work (hint: they don't teach problem-solving skills!)

Why Punishments Don't Work (And What Works Better!)

Kids do well if they can, but lacking skills to cope with disappointment, they have meltdowns. Why punishments don’t work (hint: they don't teach problem-solving skills!

Finding local resources, organizations or parents who have already gone through the process and will “teach you the ropes” can be invaluable.

Become an Effective Advocate for your Child with ADHD

Successfully advocating for your child can be a daunting task. This is an area where finding local resources, organizations or parents who have already gone through the process and will “teach you the ropes” can be invaluable.

Kids with ADHD need help. Don’t make them struggle on their own.

ADHD: 7 Tips for The Newly Diagnosed Child

Kids with ADHD need help. Don’t make them struggle on their own.

With ADHD  their reward pathway doesn’t work as efficiently as that of their neurotypical peers.

The Actual Neurological Reason Why Positive Reinforcement Works

With ADHD their reward pathway doesn’t work as efficiently as that of their neurotypical peers.

When you become the parent of a child of ADHD, the standard parenting "rules" go out the window. Aim for these 12 rules instead.

Never Punish a Child for Behavior Outside His Control

Never punish your child for behaviors outside his control. And other rules for raising a child with ADD or ADHD that every parent should hear.

To sleep, perchance to dream.

Getting kids with ADHD to sleep

To sleep, perchance to dream.

Repeat to yourself “I’m doing what’s best for my child, I’m doing what’s best for my child…”

The Ultimate Way to Help a Child with ADHD Succeed in Life

Repeat to yourself “I’m doing what’s best for my child, I’m doing what’s best for my child…”

Behavior Therapy for ADHD: 7 Steps to Better Discipline

“None of Us Were Trained How to Be Good Parents”

Behavior therapy works best when parents set specific rules and enforce them consistently. 7 ways to get started on the road to stronger self-control with ADHD.

There are  aspects of my ADHD parenting that I may never share with you one-on-one.DON'T judge me!

Confessions of an ADHD Mom: 10 Truths I Hide from Even My Friends

There are aspects of my ADHD parenting that I may never share with you one-on-one.DON'T judge me!

8 Tips to Help you be Your Child's Advocate - ADD freeSources

8 Tips to Help you be Your Child's Advocate

Be knowledgeable and stay informed. No one knows your child better.

Parenting tips from Dr. Larry Silver on why boys with ADHD benefit from special attention from their fathers.

Boys with ADHD Need Their Dads

"It is critical that kids feel their father understands and accepts them as they are, ADHD and all. They did not ask to be born with hyperactivity, distractibility, and/or impulsivity — but they were.

Learn how to break the ignore-nag-punish-yell cycle here.

“Because I Said So!” (Is That Really the Best You Can Do?)

There are good ways to discipline a child with ADHD. Nagging, yelling, and punishing are not among them. Learn how to break the ignore-nag-punish-yell cycle here.

"Son, you are not broken because your mind works differently than others."

“A Quick Note to My Son with Invisible Disabilities”

"Son, you are not broken because your mind works differently than others."

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