Recommended Reading from Mind Coach NOLA: The Virtues of ADHD Parenting

I got a kick out of this article from ADDitude Magazine, "Your Kids Don’t Need “Perfect.” They Need “Persistent” and “Patient," and I hope other parents of ADHD kids will too. My fave is the "ADHD Mom virtue" slide highlighting “creativity." ADHD moms and dads of ADHD-diagnosed kids are indeed geniuses at turning everything into a game and making it all fun!

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Helping You Help Your Child

If you're a mother or father of a lower-school student who has recently been diagnosed with ADHD, you may be relieved to finally put a name to the complexities your child experiences when it comes to finishing tasks, focusing on school work, or adjusting to the demands of a new teacher each year. But you probably have a lot of questions about this new diagnosis. How can you best meet your child's needs while also balancing the needs of your other family members, your own work, and your relationships? Understandably, you want to do all you can to guide your child and to help your whole family better understand what it looks like to love and support someone diagnosed with ADHD. 

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