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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...

This is a guest post written by Marie Miguel. Marie Miguel is an avid internet researcher. She is fueled by her determination to answer the many questions she hasn’t been able to find the answer to anywhere else. When she finds these answers she likes to spread the knowledge to others seeking help. She is always looking for outlets to share her information, therefore she occasionally has her content published on different websites and blogs. Even though she doesn’t...

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...

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 –...

It’s no secret that parenting is hard work. When you have a child with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), parenting can be much more difficult and complicated.  It’s been almost two years since we found out my seven year old has ADHD.  Every day is a rollercoaster for us filled with ups and downs.  When my child wakes up in the morning, I never know if she will be excited to go to school and see her best friend or have an epic meltdown and cry that...

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