It is no secret that parenting a child with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) can be difficult, overwhelming, and frustrating.  It is not the child’s fault, nor the parent’s fault.  ADHD is a mental disorder that affects the way people act and focus in many different ways.  ADHD is not the same for every one, which makes it a very interesting and complicated disorder.  People are born with ADHD and one of the many misconceptions about ADHD is that...

My seven year old daughter recently had her First Reconciliation, which is one of the seven holy sacraments in the Catholic church.  During Reconciliation, a person confesses their sin to a priest in private and then the priest absolves it, letting the person know that God forgives them for their sins.  It was a very exciting day for my daughter, because her teacher had been preparing my daughter and her classmates for this sacrament for months now.  I could tell that my...

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I decided to do my part to spread some ADHD love by asking parents of children with ADHD what they loved about them.  I posted my question on My Little Villager’s Facebook page and within minutes, parents began gushing about their amazing children and how proud they are to be their parents.  (I posted some of the parents’ responses below, but there were many, many more.  To read all of the parents’ wonderful words spoken...

It is speculated that Leonardo DaVinci, Vincent Van Gogh, and Pablo Picasso all had ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).  They exhibited many of the classic characteristics a person with ADHD has.  All of these famous artists were passionate and creative geniuses with the ability to hyperfocus on their artwork, changing the way the world saw art forever. In order to help spread ADHD Awareness, My Little Villagers collaborated with extraordinary artistic children...

When I first heard that depression often coexisted with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), I couldn’t understand why.  After my young daughter’s official ADHD diagnosis though, I was able to witness firsthand all of the hardships and struggles ADHD comes with for children and believe me, there are many.  Day after day, I see my daughter try her best to pay attention and do well on her school assignments and tests, yet she isn’t able to make...

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