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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...

This is a guest post written by Sarah Grace Del Rosario. Sarah is a mommy blogger and freelance event stylist at Del Rosario events. She also works as a community outreach specialist and blogger at Formuland.com, a company providing holle baby formula and other organic products for babies. When not busy working, you can see her showcasing her paintings and recipe failures at The Thrifty Senyorita.   When your child has ADHD, there’s a chance that you would usually argue...

As I walk into Target, I immediately see the gigantic “Back To School” signs and can practically smell all of the #2 pencils. I see kids with their parents going over their school supply list, making sure they got the correct number of notebooks and folders and the right brand of markers. The kids I see look happy and excited about doing their back to school shopping and do you know what? So do their parents, quite understandably. Without realizing it, I am staring...

This summer, my husband and I decided to enroll our six year old child with ADHD in summer camp at our local wilderness park. We decided to try it out for one week to see how she liked it and so far, she has been loving it. Every day this week, she has been gone from 9am to 4pm having fun playing games, doing arts and crafts projects, and going on nature hikes. I have missed her like crazy, but I have a confession to make. To be completely honest, I have thoroughly enjoyed...

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