> My son’s ability to see when I am losing it
and loving me anyway.
—Patty Fox, Sturgis, South Dakota
> My child reflects on her behavior and apologizeswhen her impulsivity
has caused bad feelings between us.
> My son has so much empathy
for others.When he was in second grade, he organized a fundraiser at his school for a child with leukemia. He spoke to all of the classes and motivated the children to bring in donations. Kids were raiding their piggy banks! I had no idea he was doing it until it was over.
—Leisa Glantz, Raleigh, North Carolina
> He has a lot of enthusiasm, creativity, and driveto do the things he’s passionate about.
—Linda Kelly, Oakland, California
> He has such a good, compassionate heart.He is always thinking of others.
> My son loves to be outside working with machines, like tractors.He wants to be a farmer and talks about it a lot.
—Scott Deetz, Dayton, Ohio
>All five of my children have ADHD. They are all very creative and most are easygoing.
—Karin, San Antonio, Texas
> He is very funny.He has a wonderful imagination, and he makes up little songs on the spot that are brilliant.
—Suzanne, Jackson Heights, New York
> She accepts everyone and is non-judgmental. —Kim Carrington, Discovery Bay, California
> Her tender heart— it is amazing how much she cares about animals.
—Caralynn Vaughn, North Carolina
> He is full of joy whenever he can climb, jump, and be free.
—An ADDitude Reader
> I can’t pick one endearing quality.He has a great sense of humor and great athletic ability. I love the way he connects with me when he asks for a hug. He is very kind. I could go on and on.
—Stephanie Bailey, British Columbia, Canada
> Thinking outside the box...sometimes waaaay outside!
—Melanie Dillon, Mundelein, Illinois
> He has lots of funny ideasthat usually involve pulleys and strings.
> My son cares about other people.Elderly people love to spend time with him. He’s patient and will sit with them for a long time.
—Kathy Servedio, Duluth, Georgia
> Her enthusiasm for life.She seems to be all-in all the time.
—An ADDitude Reader