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Being a Parent With ADHD Isn't Without Challenges, but This Mama's Got This

Whitney Coy is a freelance writer and editor based in Columbus, OH, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. She writes frequently for SheKnows, as well as several other websites. She writes on topics including parenting, pets...

For one mom, her child's ADHD diagnosis shed light on her own symptoms

Life as a mom is fun, challenging, heartwarming and a little chaotic — and when you're a mom with ADHD, things can get even more challenging.

Francesca always knew she had a different way of handling life, but it wasn't until her son was diagnosed with ADHD that she began to recognize those same symptoms in herself. She was a busy mom with a full plate, but things got a lot easier once she finally received a diagnosis.

Being a mom of four is a ton of work — and a lot for anyone's brain to handle — but Francesca's treatment path has helped her manage and thrive as a mother.

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