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Beyond The Maze

Do you want more information about ADHD in Australia? I know that Australia doesn’t currently have much about ADHD itself and the support can be lacking, but I can safely say we are getting there slowly.  I can vouch for that as I am a member of an ADHD Advocacy Group and we are making…

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Having a child with ADHD brings about many rewards and challenges for us as parents.  One of those challenges doesn’t necessarily affect your child it affects us, is judgement. Unfortunately, sometimes it is other parents that do the judging. Wow, aren’t they wonderful people? Clearly, they know exactly how you live your life and what…

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ADHD and the word harmony generally don’t go together, there are meltdowns, sibling rivalry, arguments, defiance, nagging to get things done and frustration over the things that don’t get done.  However, there is a way we can make things a little more harmonious in the home with ADHD in the house and it starts with…

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The mere mention of school when it comes to having a child living with ADHD may make you cringe.  It is a necessary evil in some cases and something that we all must find a way to make work. Unfortunately, unless you can home-school your child then a mainstream school is generally the only option…

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When it comes to ADHD it is a common misconception that medication is the only option but really it is only a part of the treatment not the only treatment.     Most of us as parents know this but many without children with ADHD think that we choose medication as the ‘easy way out’ but we…

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Self-care! This seems to be the buzz word at the moment, but what does it really mean. When it comes to having a child with ADHD, self-care commonly becomes a term where we are asking what it truly means and then asking when we have time to actually do it. Self-care in a nutshell is…

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When it comes to having a child with ADHD many of us, myself included fall into the ‘fix it’ mode.   There is so much stigma around ADHD that we feel we must be the protectors for our children and start to do everything for them and sometimes take over control of their lives.    No matter how young or…

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Meditation and ADHD. Yeah right, you might say, “there is no way my child will sit still that long!” Well, I can tell you that it definitely can be done so if you are even a tiny bit interested in meditation then it is time to try it. I have always dabbled in meditation myself…

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We all know that some days our children who live with ADHD really test us and some of those days we just feel that we cannot do this any longer.   With school heading back most of us will experience these mornings. I recall one of those days where I took my son to school.  This…

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