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Good Kid, Bad Behavior? 3 Tips to Deal with Disrespect

We sometimes forget the kinds of challenges our ADHD kids face – even if we face them ourselves! We get so caught up with their incomplete chores, backtalking, homework battles… situations that frustrate and anger us – that we forget there's a reason behind them. I know I get worked up when I'm not careful!

When we become so focused on our kids' intense emotions, sometimes we forget that they are struggling and need our support.

How can you step back and see the bigger picture?

Here's the big picture: you've got a good kid. Sometimes her emotions get the best of her. It happens – to her and to you. When you see it for what it is and stay supportive, you may just find it happens less and less.

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