Deborah Carpenter is a freelance writer, author, and educator specializing in women's and parenting topics. Her work has appeared in national publications such as Parenting , Publishers Weekly and Woman's Day . She is the author of The Everything Parent's Guide to Dealing with Bullies . She is also the mother of two, and the daughter of an ADHD mother.
- Never Punish a Child for Behavior Outside His Control
Make ADHD the enemy; not your child. Catch your child being good every day. Stop... more »
- Silencing Skeptics: The Truth About ADHD and LD
What is ADHD? Does medication really help? Can adults have it? Learn to clear up... more »
- "What's Wrong with My Child?"
The answer to this question is more nuanced and complicated than most parents expect. Why?... more »
- What Are the Symptoms of ADHD?
The nine symptoms that suggest inattention and hyperactivity/impulsivity... more »