You Know Your Child Has ADD / ADHD When:

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You send him upstairs to get dressed and 20 minutes later you go upstairs only to find him naked on the floor examining his socks.

She can’t spell unless shes hanging upside down, bouncing on a trampoline or spinning in an office chair.

“Climbing the walls” isn’t a metaphor in your house.

In The span of 5 minutes, your child asks about a million questions–all on totally different topics.

He walks in the room and asks ” mommy?” Then stares at the ceiling forgets what he was going to tell you and says ” i love you!” Instead—-10 times a day.

A Wrapper leads to a marvelous world of unbelievable inventions and magnificent adventures.

You check the lost and found box and leave with a bagful of your kids things— and they don’t even know anything is missing !!

While being asked not to interrupt others, your child talks for 5 minutes about how he will not interrupt.

You secretly fear that a public health inspector will close down your house.

He spends hours on a homework assignment ( with constant encouraging and nagging) and then leave it at home the day its due.

Your 13 year old daughter stays up all night studying until 3 am– but a good deal of that time is spent decorating her note cards with different colored markers, stickers, and rhinestones.

Your son, unable to pay attention to his teachers explanation on how to play dodge ball, flies around the gym playing ” airplane” by himself instead.

You ask your child why she is carrying all her textbooks in her bag and she replies ” i can never remember to take the right book for homework so this way i wont get in trouble for missing assignments again”

The ” quick” walk that sounded like a good idea ends up taking all afternoon because your child had to save every snail, work, and slug on the trail.

Your daughter insists on reading a book whole your reading her a bedtime story, and she absorbs both!

Your child tries to brush his teeth and play with a bouncy ball at the same time.

Your daughter plans outfits to coordinate with plot changes in the movie shes watching.

Your Child manages to get stuck in the washer– a top loader at that !

Your Kid talks nonstop-and you never have to chime in to keep the conversation going.

You find your daughters dirty underwear…… On top of her bookcase.

You think you live with Jim Carey or Robin Williams.

Her name is yelled, screamed hollered more than anyone else’s in the house.

You go shopping, and he simultaneously swims and flies through the aisles of the store.

People around you smile kindle and say ” he sure is all boy ! ” or ” wow you got your handful” but really–they have no idea.

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