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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...

I had so much fun collaborating with some ADHDmazing kids of MLV’s Facebook community to create the video “ADHD Kids Speak Out,” which helped educate the world about ADHD from a child’s perspective.  I would love to do another awesome collaboration video to help spread ADHD Awareness, but this time, it involves something most ADHD kids love and are amazing at… Art! If your child has ADHD and is between the ages of 4 and 17, I would love for them...

Many years before my daughter with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) was diagnosed, I quit my job at a university to become a devoted stay at home mom.  My baby girl was just six months old at the time.  I traded my pantsuits for yoga pants, my morning Starbucks cappuccino for homemade coffee – that I would end up reheating several times, and talking to my coworkers about politics for singing “Baby Beluga” to my one and only audience –...

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