Parenting Children with ADHD

Health Writer

If you are the parent of a child with ADHD, you probably have more questions than you do answers. Normal discipline doesn't seem to work. Your child may seem to get enjoyment from disturbing and annoying siblings. You send him to do a chore, but it never gets done. Did he really forget? Or is he being lazy?

As parents of children with ADHD, we have all been there. We have all wondered what this diagnosis means, why our child is different, and what do we do now? ADHDCentral has lots of resources to help you through. I have compiled some of the top posts on the site and organized them into categories to help you find the information you are looking for.

ADHD through different stages:

The Fine Art of Raising a Teen With ADHD

ADHD in Middle School

ADHD in Elementary School

ADHD in Early Elementary Age Children

ADHD in Preschool

ADHD in Toddlers

Managing ADHD symptoms at home:

Activities to Keep Children Entertained

Parenting Strategies for Children with ADD (Without Hyperactivity)

Strategies for Parenting Children with ADHD

Helping Children with ADD get to Sleep

Tips for Raising Your Child's Self-Esteem

Managing Chores in the ADHD Household

Surviving Summer Holidays

Accident Prone Kids and ADHD

Discipline Issues

Creating a Discipline Process at Home

Games to Motivate your Children

The Out Of Control Child

When Teens With ADHD Are Defiant

When is a Temper Tantrum Just a Temper Tantrum?

How ADHD impacts family life and your relationship with your spouse:

Coping Strategies for Siblings

When Mom and Dad are Distracted, Too: Parenting When Both Parent and Child Have ADHD

Keeping Your Accident-Prone Child with ADHD Safe

Destressing Tips for Parents of Children with ADHD

10 Tips for Parents of ADHD Kids: How to Keep your Marriage Healthy and Alive

Leaving Children Home Alone

Parenting teens and young adults:

Adult Children with ADD Living at Home

The Fine Art of Raising a Teen With ADHD

Teens, Behind the Wheel with ADHD

Teens and Peer Pressure

Parenting Teens and Young Adults with ADHD

This is by no means all of the information we have available on this site, but it is a great start to learning how to manage ADHD in your household.