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"Once the novelty of being born wore off, once he rested up from that exhausting ordeal, Enzo just could never see the point in sleeping." Blogger Kristen Caven shares what finally worked to ease her ADHD son into sleep.

What works in your house to soothe your child's active brain or your own?
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"Special education is not a popular thing. You have to be normal to be cool." A sixth-grader tells us what it's like to be gifted with ADHD. It's a great window into what our kids may be experiencing either now or down the line.

Is your child twice-exceptional — gifted with attention deficit? What's it been like for her?
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You are getting sleeeepy...unless you're a kid with ADHD, in which case sleep may be hard to come by. Find out why, and how you can fix it, for more better sleep for all!

What's your sleep challenge, ADHD friends?
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"I hate you! You're stupid! You're mean! You're a jerk!" Words to stir a parent to action — unless you're this mom, who says punishment only makes her son's defiance worse.

What do you think of this approach? Would it work with your ADHDer?
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"The debate about attention deficit disorder (ADD ADHD) is over. O-V-E-R." ...That's despite what you may read elsewhere!

Arm yourself with solid information for when doubters raise the issue — and keep on advocating for yourself, ADHD friends!
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Here's the place to learn about why Dr. Daniel Amen has the ADHD world talking — he sat down with ADDitude to discuss diagnosing attention deficit, his controversial use of SPECT scanning, and the “seven types of ADD.”

What do you think about Dr. Amen's unconventional perspective?
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Every parent knows that medicating kids is a serious step to take — doubly so when more than one medication is involved. Here's what you need to know to make sure your child's treatment is safe and effective.

Is your child on more than one drug to treat ADHD and related conditions?
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natural treatment is best.
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"It may look like I’m procrastinating, but I’m waiting around until my brain finds that 'sweet spot' — that moment in time when the matter becomes urgent enough to motivate me to move."

We love Stacey Turis's take on getting motivated! Check out her ADHD-friendly tips for channeling "our gorgeous chaotic energy" into productivity.

What are you putting off right now?
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"Oh, no, you DIDN'T just say that to me!" Oh, yes, they did -- can you believe these comments about ADHD?

What's the worst thing anyone's ever said to you -- and how did you respond?
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When ADHD gets you down and you're feeling misunderstood, these wise, funny words will help you reclaim your smile and your spirit. After all, isn't it better to laugh than to beat yourself up for mistakes?

Do you have any go-to sayings or images that help you bounce back when you're down?
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