(Originally posted at ADDitude.com)
Moms with ADHD face at least three competing sets of challenges:
- societal expectations for mothers that are not only unachievable but downright unhealthy
- a differently-wired brain that often operates with executive dysfunction, poor working memory, and emotional sensitivity
- and, in many cases, children who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD) as well
Despite all this, most women work impossibly hard to be “good moms” – and find themselves burned out, demoralized, and lost in the process.
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