How My ADHD Ignited My Son’s Behavior
ADHD in Children
How My ADHD Ignited My Son’s Behavior **This post contains referral links and I may make a small commission at no additional cost to you! Recently, I realized the truth of how my ADHD ignited my son’s ADHD behavior.  This was another example of how I wished my parents had followed through on my diagnosis as a child, instead of not addressing it further. Parenting an ADHD-Oppositional Defiant Disorder child is tough.  The constant stream of defiance, hyperness and homework struggles each night will test any parent to their wit’s end.   I remember telling stories to other moms of …
My Story and Struggles Parenting An ADHD Child
ADHD in Children
Pregnancy and Pre-ADHD This is my story and struggles of parenting an ADHD child.  Our road has definately  has been that of  A Road Less Traveled by Scott Peck When I was pregnant, I had all the confidence in the world that I was going to do this “parenting” thing right!   One thing I had learned as a child of a manic depressive mother, was how not to parent.  Our child was going to be showered with all the love I never had and would never feel unwanted or unloved like I had.   My patience was going to be that of a …
Early Stages of Childhood ADHD/ODD
ADHD in Children
  Early Childhood ADHD/ODD Signs Behaviors my ADHD/ODD child showed in early childhood were not consistent with other children.  I knew something wasn’t right when we would spend hours trying to get him to do the simplest of tasks:  taking a bath and learning boundaries of others.   He didn’t listen to the word “no” from us nor his peers.  Reflecting back, labor was difficult and it was a sign of the parenting challenges that lie ahead. Long, painful and difficult. Having colic, I would spend hours trying to sooth him.   Little seemed to satisfy him.  I was the mom …