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Help Your ADHD Child Succeed: Tips From a Therapist/Mom

Wendy Blumenthal

Raising my son with ADHD has been full of inspiring, albeit challenging, parenting moments.

While preparing for a dessert party at my home, for example, I discovered that the cord had been severed from the base of my large coffee pot. “Matt!,” I yelled, coming upstairs. My then-15-year-old son calmly stated, “You weren’t using it and I needed a connection for an electronics project.” When I explained I planned to use the coffee maker that night, Matt responded, “No problem, Mom, I’ll fix it.” And he did!