Parenting a child with ADHD can feel a bit like you’re walking in the dark—you tiptoe around, unsure of what you will come up against. Sometimes you may say or do something to set off a mini emotional explosion.
The reality is that I have no earthly idea what I am doing with the big kid during school breaks, and have mostly been covering my ears and humming repetitive tunes rather than having to research it, price it, and register. For short breaks, I foist her off on friends and neighbors, but for longer breaks, I’m going to actually have to plan.
Reading the text from my husband, Chris, I frowned. He told me our son told a racist joke. Furrowing my eyebrows, I typed back, “What did he say??”
When I think back on my childhood I remember spending our days up at our…