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The Secret to Better Behavior? No Punishment at All

major tantrums. They lied.

They were often verbally and sometimes physically aggressive. No punishment seemed to work.

Sound familiar?Then years later, as I was completing a master’s in counseling psychology, I came to understand something that completely changed the way I approached parenting: ADHD is actually not a behavior disorder! It is a neurological difference. My kids’ difficult behaviors were not happening by choice.

This realization allowed me to find and exhibit true compassion for my children — a game changer.If you’re exhausted and running out of ideas to correct your child’s difficult behaviors, you’re not alone. Improving behaviors in children with ADHD often means trying a few key strategies and one great twist – there’s

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