As a toddler, Paula’s son was diagnosed with ADHD and her life changed forever.
She quickly found that dealing with ADHD would be one challenge, but dealing with society’s view of ADHD would be quite another.
In this part-memoir, part-guide book, business owner and mum, Paula Burgess, provides a brutally honest account of her journey with ADHD so far—the good, the bad and the just plain ridiculous!
She shares her challenging experiences with specialists, schools, friends and the tricky question of medication. And she provides some clear advice for parents still struggling with the diagnosis and overwhelmed by options.
Whether you’ve just started on your ADHD journey or you want to learn more, Paula’s story will have you laughing, crying and nodding in recognition.
It’s a must-read for parents wanting to look beyond the ADHD label to what these kids really need from their world—change!
“Paula has written about parenting a child with ADHD, she gives a raw and honest account of the tears and the tantrums. Her story will resonate with every parent, as above all this is a story about a mother’s love for her child” Dr Laura Hamilton – BSc, MBBS (Hons), FRANZCP, Cert. Child Adol. Psych, Cert. Cons. Liaison Psych
“The moment I started reading this book, I was hooked! This open and honest account of Paula’s journey with her son’s ADHD not only had me inspired but I felt like I was on this journey with her. I found this book informative, compelling and genuine. I highly recommend this book to anyone who has a child with ADHD” Amanda Richardson – Brisbane