Moving Past The Guilt of “Giving” My Son ADHD – via Understood.org

Father with his sons, moving past the guilt of giving my son adhd

This is a post I did on Understood.org and appeared in the Huffington Post. Follow the links below for the full post. My 6-year-old son Benjamin has ADHD and frequently has trouble staying on task. One night, after I’d asked him five times to get undressed for his shower, I found him staring at a poster in his room and fiddling with one of his toys. He seemed disappointed in himself. “Daddy, I’m so sorry,” he said. “I got very distracted again. I’ll try very hard this time.” This often happens to him at home and in school, and it brings up a lot of memories for me… Read the full post at Understood.org or on the Huffington Post. Related Posts:The LEGO Movie release, and Not Until It Happens To Their KidsHitting things with other things, and why my kids can’t have summers like mine