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How can I manage the stress of parenting a child who has ADHD?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

There are several simple things you can do to reduce the stress of parenting a child who has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). One of simplest is to make certain that you find time for yourself. Take breaks and make time to have some fun or enjoy a favorite activity. It may also help to speak with a therapist or share experiences and advice with other parents of ADHD children.

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