Parents of ADHD Children
So many differences in ADHD kids I meet
My daughter has ADHD- NO learning disorders but HIghly Highly IMPULSIVE. She lies, she steals, she does not respect the property of anyone in the house. She cut her hair last night and caught the wrath of hell and then she went to school and cut her hair again. Mind you, she is highly intelligent ad extremely competitive. We enrolled her in softball , which she is very good at and I think it makes her feel good that she is very good at it.
I feel as though her outburst and emotional stuff is tearing the family apart, probably me more than anything as I am the stay at home parent with a pilot husband that is gone 3-4 nights a week. I am so stressed out that I feel myself pulling away from my daughter and haven’t the strenght to keep up with battling her.
I have tried all sorts of discipline, At one point in the stealing from stores saga, I got a refrigerator box and removed everything from her room and told her that she had to earn EVERYTHING back, excluding school uniforms.
She makes zero effort to conceal the evidence that she broke rules. She litterally will put on earrings that i said she can not borrow and then come ask me how I like her outfit (with my off limits earrings)
She can go from being in the worst level of trouble to can I have ice cream? IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.
Meds- We have tried Vyvance, concerta and Focolin. Focolin as the worst it made her very aggressive and angry. She has lost way too much weight with Vyvance and we are finally seeing a neuro at All children’s and I hope to get a script for intuition. Does anyone relate to these things or am I looking at something more than ADHD?
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