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“Discipline is a Balance – and Other Behavioral Insights for ADHD Families”

positive parenting, but discipline remained the most difficult subject. Though I learned and practiced many helpful processes for anticipating and avoiding or quelling tough behavior, “discipline” in itself (as I knew it) never seemed to fit into the equation.

What should I do when she throws herself on the ground, screaming because it’s homework time? Or when she throws toys at me if we run out of dessert? How should I actually discipline or correct this behavior?With time, I learned that discipline is a balance. It’s understanding that, with ADHD, my child’s emotions and behavior won’t always compare to what I see in other children her age.

It’s knowing that she oftentimes has to learn and relearn the same lesson – because she forgets. It

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