Resources We’ve Found Helpful

For those of you (geeks) who love a good source of in-depth information, this is an awesome resource! The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. We’ve found the information under “Topics A-Z” useful as well as theContinue reading “Resources We’ve Found Helpful”

Resources We’ve Found Helpful

This is truly a phenomenal all-in-one resource. ADDitude is a website and on-line magazine (you can also order print versions) for parents, ADHD adults and professionals that offers everything from ADHD self tests to clinical analysis for physicians. You’ll find a wealth of information here for every stage in your journey and we love thatContinue reading “Resources We’ve Found Helpful”

Resources We’ve Found Helpful

Ryan Wexelblatt delivers a phenomenal approach to tackling ADHD-related challenges like executive functioning, emotional regulation and lagging social skills. He is incredibly relatable and practical in his instruction, which is a breath of fresh air, but he also uniquely provides insight into the male ADHD brain. Boys communicate differently and Ryan addresses this really well.Continue reading “Resources We’ve Found Helpful”

“Just” an ADHD Diagnosis (part five)

Norrine and I have often talked about how beneficial it would’ve been to have known other parents with complex ADHDers as we’ve been on this parenting journey. Neither of us had the benefit of heartfelt and telling conversations with other parents who’d traveled before us. There’s much that can be learned from another’s story. AtContinue reading ““Just” an ADHD Diagnosis (part five)”

“Just” an ADHD Diagnosis (part four)

Norrine and I have often talked about how beneficial it would’ve been to have known other parents with complex ADHDers as we’ve been on this parenting journey. Neither of us had the benefit of heartfelt and telling conversations with other parents who’d traveled before us. There’s much that can be learned from another’s story. AtContinue reading ““Just” an ADHD Diagnosis (part four)”

“Just” an ADHD Diagnosis (part three)

Norrine and I have often talked about how beneficial it would’ve been to have known other parents with complex ADHDers as we’ve been on this parenting journey. Neither of us had the benefit of heartfelt and telling conversations with other parents who’d traveled before us. There’s much that can be learned from another’s story. AtContinue reading ““Just” an ADHD Diagnosis (part three)”

“Just” an ADHD Diagnosis (part two)

Norrine and I have often talked about how beneficial it would’ve been to have known other parents with complex ADHDers as we’ve been on this parenting journey. Neither of us had the benefit of heartfelt and telling conversations with other parents who’d traveled before us. There’s much that can be learned from another’s story. AtContinue reading ““Just” an ADHD Diagnosis (part two)”

“Just” an ADHD Diagnosis

Norrine and I have often talked about how beneficial it would’ve been to have known other parents with complex ADHDers as we’ve been on this parenting journey. Neither of us had the benefit of heartfelt and telling conversations with other parents who’d traveled before us. There’s much that can be learned from another’s story. AtContinue reading ““Just” an ADHD Diagnosis”

How Do I Know If My Child Has Simple or Complex ADHD?

This is one of the million dollar questions of ADHD. We aren’t doctors and we won’t play them on this blog, but we will gently point out that the odds are that your child is more likely rather than less likely to have something else going on.  And we would also want you to knowContinue reading “How Do I Know If My Child Has Simple or Complex ADHD?”

What is Complex ADHD?

This week we are talking about what we mean when we say “complex ADHD.”  It’s easy to understand, even for us sleep-deprived parents.  Simple ADHD is when your child has ADHD but not another related diagnosis.  Complex ADHD is when your child has ADHD and another related diagnosis.  Here at “Two Moms and ADHD,” weContinue reading “What is Complex ADHD?”