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...

“I have ADHD. That’s what they call some kids who are pretty smart – and sometimes really smart – but have trouble paying attention and sometimes act wild and crazy.” That’s what it says on the first page of the book and as a mother of a seven year old child with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), I can attest that this statement is 100% accurate and sums up children with ADHD in a nutshell. Sometimes I Drive My Mom Crazy, But...

This is a guest post written by Rachael Gallows. Rachael is the epic educator behind The Experienced Graduate. She provides free resources for parents of teens that are struggling in school. Rachael believes every teen has the capability to earn academic success on their own. You can connect with Rachael through Facebook or Twitter. For many parents, academic struggles are an everyday part of life for their children with ADHD. Regular classroom learning becomes difficult,...

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...

This is a sponsored blog post for Zen Melodies. When I was in second grade, my teacher told my class to listen to classical music while we did our homework. He said it would help us concentrate better. I didn’t have ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) like my daughter does, but listening to classical music really did help me focus on my homework better. I didn’t know it then, but what my teacher was referring to was the Mozart Effect. (Fun Fact: Mozart...

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