28 things that nobody tells you about having a kid with ADHD

At Springboard, we have the privilege of working with incredible parents and remarkable children. We know that ADHD symptoms can be exhausting and challenging, but we also believe our clients have the potential to do amazing things. The BuzzFeed "article" 28 things nobody tells you about having a kid with ADHD might not be an intellectual read, but we loved checking out this list of shared parenting experiences! Let us know if you relate! 

Mother's Day with ADHD: How to Keep it Happy!

Mothers Day and ADHDMother's Day is coming up on Sunday, which means you still have time to pull something together for your mother, the mother of your children...or really any special mother in your life. Now is the perfect time to tell them how much you appreciate them and all the work that they do. Parenting is tough (duh!), but particularly tough if ADHD is somewhere in the family...and sometimes that fact goes under-appreciated or unnoticed.

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Coming to Terms with your Child's ADHD Diagnosis

Just Diagnosed - Coping with your Child's ADHD Diagnosis, is a short but sweet article written by "ADD/ADHD Expert" Keath Low at About Health, that speaks to the mixed emotions that can come with your child being given an ADHD diagnosis. We love the message of how natural and normal it is to go through a range of emotions going through the process of an assessment and diagnosis, and understanding what that means for your child and your family. Check it out!

Learning Self-Control: New Lessons from Cookie Monster

cookieNot too long ago we posted a Sesame Street video where Cookie Monster was singing about waiting for his cookies and learning self-control. It was a great reminder of how tough learning self-control can be as a child (and let's be honest, it can be tough as an adult as well!). 

Well, it looks like Cookie Monster has been learning even more about self-control lately, so we thought we would share some new videos.

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