November 2007

ADD Moms Forum

by Brenda on November 27, 2007

If you check out the tabs at the top of the page, you’ll see that a new forum has been added to ADD Moms. I hope that we can start a series of conversations about living with Attention Deficit Disorder, particularly as it applies to women. Please check it out, and feel free to leave [...]

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ADD Moms: Helping Yourself First

by Brenda on November 25, 2007

Within the next month or so, ADD Moms will be switching focus, from moms helping their ADD kids to ADD Moms helping themselves when it comes to Attention Deficit Disorder. Just like they tell you on the airplane, in order to help your kids, you have to help yourself first. ADD Student, my other site, [...]


Salvaging Grades

by Brenda on November 17, 2007

It won’t be long before the first half of the school year is over, and that means that the push is on to bring the grades up to an acceptable level. Hopefully you and your AD/HD child have been practicing good habits all year long - managing time well, staying organized, and studying hard. If [...]


AD/HD Action Plan

by Brenda on November 16, 2007

One of the hardest parts of raising a child who has Attention Deficit Disorder is helping them succeed in school. You know that you have an intelligent child, but their grades don’t reflect it. So what can you do to help them? Well, there are a lot of things that you can do, depending on [...]


The Dangers of Not Paying Attention

by Brenda on November 13, 2007

The inability to pay attention is one of the hallmarks of Attention Deficit Disorder. Even those who know nothing about AD/HD know this. When most of us talk about not being able to pay attention it is within the context of school; our AD/HD kids get into trouble at school or they miss key information [...]


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