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  Dear Miss Arbour, I was one of the unfortunate people who viewed your video “The Truth About ADHD.”  I am not a violent person, but the words that came out of your mouth made me want to punch you in the face.  Not only were you obnoxious and idiotic, you were completely ignorant about ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and were giving your uneducated opinion about a real mental disorder that affects over one billion people worldwide, according...

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...

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 –...

I get a lot of questions about products my child with ADHD uses that help her, so to make it easier for you (and myself), I created an ADHD Store that contains products my child and I recommend for children with ADHD. Product Categories: Staying Focused / Still Fidgeting / Anxiety Burning Energy Responsibility Studying Aids Books Toys I’ll be adding more products and more categories as well.  Just FYI, I am only recommending products my child has actually used and...

First thing’s first. The title is very misleading, but it got you to click on the link, didn’t it?  🙂 All parents know what grounding is. It’s what they do with their children who misbehave. Currently, my three year old is grounded from the iPad for hitting her sister. However, parents of children with anxiety may practice a different type of grounding. Grounding techniques are used for adults and children who exhibit anxiety. Anxiety can be terrifying...

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