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family members have ADHD

Help! My Family Members Have ADHD and I Feel Powerless

By Ari Tuckman

The parents and romantic partners of people with ADHD often feel powerless to influence what happens in their family. They…

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Dive Bomber Parent

Become A Dive Bomber Parent

By Diane Dempster

Are you a Helicopter parent? It’s easy to become one when your kid has ADHD. It seems that they need…

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motivate your whole family

9 Tips for Non-ADHD Parents to Motivate Your Whole Family

By Melissa Orlov

Families with children with ADHD often discover that one (or both!) parent has ADHD, too. And when this happens, non-ADHD…

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Table

Alone At The Table

By Diane Dempster

“My spouse is not at the table with me on the issues surrounding my Complex child.” This is a common…

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how to pick your battles

How to Pick Your Battles to Achieve Family Peace

By Diane Dempster

 How Positivity Helps You ‘Pick Your Battles’ Positive parenting. Focus on their strengths, on their successes. Downplay and redirect those…

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assume best intention

When you Assume… Assume Best Intention

By Elaine Taylor-Klaus

I remember Don Knotts drawing on a courtroom chalkboard during an episode of Mayberry RFD: Ass|U|Me. “When you assume,” he…

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Every Successful Super-Mom Knows

Four Things Every Successful Super-Mom Knows!

By Diane Dempster

*Note to all you Superdads out there: this applies to you, too – so read on! About once a week,…

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coach yourself

Don’t Take it Personally: 4 Questions to Coach Yourself

By Elaine Taylor-Klaus

Are you irritated by your kids’ disobedience or disrespect? Are you taking it personally when they don’t do what they’ve…

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choose your thoughts

Choose Your Thoughts, Change Your… Kids’ Video Usage?!

By Alan Brown

You want to reign in your kids’ use/abuse of video games and gadgets, right? Does the old saying, “Do as I say, not as I do,” ring any bells? Does this mean that you should keep off screens, yourself, to model “good” behavior? Not exactly. Sure, in the everyday struggles of parenting a child with complex issues like ADHD, Anxiety and more, it’s imperative that you set the example.

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