Many parents struggle to balance their new role as more of a coach than a parent. However, showing your child that you trust them to establish their independence for the first time does wonders for their self-esteem.
Your child’s behavior is hardly ever on purpose; it’s mostly reactive or just hard to regulate. Learn to work with them, not against them, and your relationship will improve.
Remember, people spread misinformation online to get a reaction. Make time to help your teen avoid believing misinformation online.
Today, Child Traumatic Stress can be mistaken for ADHD in the same way. So let’s pause, dig deeper, and ask ourselves, “Is my child really dealing with ADHD, or is it trauma?”
Having a child that struggles with anxiety is tough. You want to remove every obstacle in their way, but this time, the obstacle is their own mind. Now, instead of clearing the road for them, you have to teach them how to clear it themselves.
Let’s talk about the inner workings of an ADHD teen mind so you can understand it better as a parent.