Thursday, August 24, 2017

Where did ADHD Hunter go this time?

February 11, 2011 by  
Filed under Coping

For those of you who have been watching closely, there was another lapse in my posting to this site. You will notice that I had talked about PJ and attempts to have him admitted for in-patient help. (see What is Good ADHD Parenting?) That was my last post for about one year. Things turned sharply […]

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"Bloopy" Feelings

March 30, 2009 by  
Filed under Our Kids

My daughter, Kim (9), is generally loving, happy, social and very active. As described in earlier posts, her ADHD presents itself in her talkativeness and her inability to stand still. She has been taking medication for her ADHD for a couple of years now. Very often, especially in the evenings, she can break down into […]

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The Power of Choice

March 25, 2009 by  
Filed under Coping, Our Kids

We have changed direction a little lately. As mentioned in earlier posts, our son was having increasing difficulties with school. His ADHD was getting the best of him. PJ was reaching his limits with how many reprimands he could face each week. His spirit was at an all-time low. Strict discipline was not working. It […]

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Many Shades of Gray

March 11, 2009 by  
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Kim’s ADHD is different than PJ’s. As is the case with many girls, she presents her ADHD in excessive talking, constant movement to burn off her energy and difficulty in focusing. With PJ, his ADHD presents itself most often with impulsivity and inappropriate behavior. As these kinds of behaviors tend to be more common with […]

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Where Did Everyone Go?

March 7, 2009 by  
Filed under Our Kids

When we first determined that our son had ADHD, we took an aggressive approach to the situation – denial wasn’t our style. We sought the best medical advice we could get. We immersed ourselves in every book, magazine and web site having anything to do with ADHD and ADD. Almost everyone has heard the debate […]

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Lesson Learned

March 6, 2009 by  
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I am currently traveling in the Midwest for a little more than a week. I checked in at home this morning to find that my son would not go to school today. He was “tired”. To bring you up to speed quickly, my son is a gifted 6th grader, with ADHD. He has been struggling […]

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