Parents of ADHD Children
ADHD and ODD Child with Jealousy. Someone help!!!!
My three year old son was dignosed with ADHD and ODD back in April and he was put on Tenex and it was working very well. My husband, my son and I live with my in-laws and my mother-in-law was great with our son, until september when our nephew was born. Our son had a special bond with my mother-in-law because she watched him while we were at work everyday. However, when our nephew was born all the attention turned to the new baby and my son feels neglected by his maw maw because she now watches the new baby everyday and he for the most part has to come to work with mommy (I work in a family owned business so it isn’t a problem if I bring him to work). He only gets to stay home every once in a while and when he does I get calls about how horrible he is being and I know its because she doesn’t pay attention to him when the baby is there, even when the baby is sleeping. It’s almost like “okay he’s old enough to play by himself so all I have to do is feed him and make sure he takes a nap”. So I know a lot of his outbursts are because of this but we try to explain this to her and it’s like it just doesn’t sink in. So lately I have been trying to convince my son to just come to work with me, but he still wants that one on one time with his maw maw but she will not give it to him. His outbursts (explosive temper tantrums) are getting worse can anyone help me?
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