Parents of ADHD Preteens
My 13 year old son seems so unmotivated. He always takes the easiest way. He never wants to help with anything around the house. If he does, he does a very poor job. When it comes to school work, he always does the bare minimum. He’s in shape and a good athlete, but when it comes to sports practices, he always takes a short cut…like not running around the furthurst post as instructed or not doing push ups or sit ups if the coach has his back turned. He has plenty of energy. As long as it’s fun and it’s something he wants to do, I can’t get him to stop. It’s so frustrating because I feel like he is not living up to his potential. How do I get him to care and to put in more effort? I’m worried that he won’t ever be able to keep a job.
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