Are you the kind of parent you thought you’d be before you had kids? No we aren’t, either. When raising ADHD kids, there are generally 5 styles of parenting. (Actually, there are 6. But if you were a “Fix My Kid I Don’t Want to be Bothered” kind of parent, you wouldn’t be reading this now). While most of us express some combination of these styles at different times, typically we have a ‘default’ that we fall into.
So here’s a chance to get some perspective. What kind of parent are you most often?
As you read the questions below, check the boxes that are closest to how you feel. (Check all that apply.) Remember, the more honest you are with yourself, the better chance you have to create the changes you really want.
Check ALL That Apply