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When my eight year old daughter with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is in school, I hate it almost as much as she does. For about ten months of the year, she is in a classroom designed for students expected to sit down, sit still, and conform, but she was designed to be constantly moving, fidgeting, and thinking outside the box. To be honest, my daughter finds mostly all of the subjects in school boring, so when there is a lesson about fractions for example,...

I have been a stay at home mom for the past eight years and for the first time ever, my kids are both in elementary school this year. Even though my kids are away at school for seven hours a day (4.5 hours on minimum days), I still have plenty of things to do around the house, which my husband doesn’t seem to understand. I also work from home, but not at a typical job. I’m a blogger, freelance writer, and ADHD Advocate. My husband is an analyst and he works very...

January 26 – February 1, 2018   We did it, guys! We made it to Friday! *high fives and wine all around* Welcome to this week’s Wound Up, where we can all laugh about the hilarious (and sometimes downright crazy) things our children with ADHD (and ourselves) did and said during the week. Some of the Facebook posts included in the Wound Up may not be specific to ADHD, but if they are here, then you can bet they are definitely relatable to parents of children with ADHD. Parents...

My daughter recently received a letter from an elementary school teacher and it could not have come at a better time.  This wonderful teacher took the time to send my daughter a letter to thank her for posting her ADHD Awareness videos on YouTube. (Giuliana’s video won First Place in the 2017 ADHD Awareness Month Video Contest! She won an iPad mini, cover, and a $100 Apple Gift Card!  Way to go, Giuliana!) In his letter to my daughter, the teacher wrote: “I saw...

January 12 – 18, 2018   We did it, guys! We made it to Friday! *high fives and wine all around* Welcome to this week’s Wound Up, where we can all laugh about the hilarious (and sometimes downright crazy) things our children with ADHD (and ourselves) did and said during the week. Some of the Facebook posts included in the Wound Up may not be specific to ADHD, but if they are here, then you can bet they are definitely relatable to parents of children with ADHD. Parents...

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