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Moms with ADD : a self-help manual
Adamec, Christine A., 1949-
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Dallas, TX : Taylor Pub., [2000]

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xv, 224 pages ; 23 cm
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RC394.A85 A33 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Agonize no more, frustrated moms Moms with ADD is here to help. Rather than pathologize ADD or speculate on causes or medical rationales, Moms with ADD enables readers to recognize ADD and optimize their parenting skills. Filled with anecdotes, quotations, and examples, Christine A. Adamec, coauthor of Do You Have Attention Deficit Disorder?, offers practical coping strategies for family- and job-related concerns. This easy-to-read manual is guaranteed to make moms with ADD happier at home and in the office

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It's tough enough to live with attention deficit disorder (ADD), but adding motherhood to the mix can be overwhelming. Adamec (How To Live with a Mentally Ill Person, LJ 7/96) offers sound advice on how a mother with ADD can deal with the everyday tasks of running a home, working with teachers, juggling work, and solving family problems. Regarding school issues, the author shares tips on preparing for a conference, helping that includes homework, and considering such alternatives as charter schools. Helpful diets, prescribed medications, and support groups are also covered.Above all, for ADD moms plagued with guilt and self-blame, Adamec gives positive, it's-gonna-work-out advice. A highly helpful, practical guide for all public libraries that indludes web sites, organizations, camps, and school info.DLinda Beck, Indian Valley P.L., Telford, PA (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.