"Because I Said So!" (Is That Really the Best You Can Do?)
There are good ways to discipline a child with ADHD. Nagging, yelling, and punishing are not among them. Learn how to break the ignore-nag-punish-yell cycle here.
by the editors of ADDitude
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Break the Nag Cycle
Parenting ADHD children can challenge a mom or dad's patience -- and good judgment. Just like all kids sometimesmake bad choices regarding their own behavior, parents can make bad decisionsdiscipliningthis misbehavior. Instead of using firm and compassionate approaches, parents of ADHDers are often driven into the ignore-nag-yell-punish cycle. Sound familiar? Try these discipline strategies to break that cycle once and for all.