People with ADHD typically have trouble getting organized, staying focused, making realistic plans and thinking before acting. They may be fidgety, noisy and unable to adapt to changing situations. Children with ADHD can be defiant, socially inept, or aggressive. Families considering treatment options should consult a qualified mental health professional for a complete review of their child’s behavioral issues and a treatment plan.
Stepparents must realize that even if they marry into a family in which the biological parent is dead or isn’t participating in the children’s lives anymore, the stepparent is not the biological parent and shouldn’t try to be. In that sense, the child who says “You’re not my real parent” is correct. Continue reading