I am an ADHD mother of an ADHD twelve year old son. He was diagnosed at the age of eight and has been on medication for a few years. Even though he has been on medication all these years we just…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by doug puryear Dec 10, 2012.
So at first I posted that I thought that my son might have Social Anxiety Disorder because of his actions / inactions in public. The issues with my son just kept getting worse. I noticed that…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Cortney Nov 29, 2012.
I have a 12 year old ADHD son that has no friends. He tells us stories of the kids at school that are his friends, but every time I see him either walk into the school building or walk out of the…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by doug puryear Nov 23, 2012.
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Posted on December 12, 2012 at 8:48pm — 2 Comments
I've read that there is a connection between ADHD and lying. I am finding this to be very true. My son is ADHD and almost everyday this week I have caught him in at least one lie. Today was a big one that lead me apologizing to his teacher profusely. I realize that pre-teens are going to test their parents, but this has gotten out of hand. I have grounded him, taken things away from him, and tonight I just spoke in a very gentle voice and told him how disappointed I was that this has…Continue
Posted on December 11, 2012 at 9:43pm — 10 Comments
Well...if you've read my past post you know that I have a heavy heart this holiday season. But I decided just a little while ago that I am going to get into the holiday spirit. Even though my daughter is gone, my parents are angry with me and my husband is upset that everyone is against him, I'm going to get into the spirit.
I went shopping today and got a few things for my son for Christmas, that made me happy. I have to remember not to spend to much money as we are on a tight budget…Continue
Posted on December 4, 2012 at 9:52pm — 1 Comment
There are just so many things going on right now sometimes I don't know what to do next. The holidays are such a busy time. I realize that it's that way for everyone, I just feel a little overwhelmed right now.
It starts with my daughter. She's 17 and because of things between her and my husband (her step-father) she has moved in with her dad. That happened mid-September and she has only been home twice. Those times were because she HAD to be here. She didn't have a place to stay…Continue
Posted on December 3, 2012 at 2:47pm — 3 Comments