45 episodes

Are you a parent of a child with ADHD (or suspected ADHD)? Are you overwhelmed by the treatment options to support your child? Are you exhausted from giving your child with ADHD *countless* reminders for the same tasks… yelling to get them to (sometimes) listen… and walking on eggshells to avoid the seemingly endless meltdowns? Are you getting constant calls from the school about your child’s behavior? Is your child struggling in school without a plan in place to help them? If you want to truly understand ADHD, find practical tools that work, and feel empowered to get your child the right supports at school, this show is for you.

The Shining with ADHD Podcast by the Childhood Collective is a live-workshop style educational podcast packed with actionable, step-by-step strategies, empathy, and of course, some humor! You can learn from the experts as you navigate this chaotic ADHD parenting journey, create calm in your home, and help your
child shine at school.

Your hosts Katie, Lori, and Mallory of The Childhood Collective have helped thousands of overwhelmed parents find joy and confidence in raising their child with ADHD. Katie is a speech language pathologist, and Lori and Mallory are both child psychologists. As busy mamas themselves, they are on a mission to combine the science of ADHD with the compassion of moms. Each week, they share inspiration and tips to help you tackle challenging behaviors, build executive functioning skills, and manage big emotions.

Along with sharing their best ADHD parenting advice and stories, The Childhood Collective interviews top ADHD professionals *and* relatable ADHD parents who share their favorite tools to empower you EVERY time you tune in. With their online community growing every day, now YOU can learn from the experts, get inspired, and raise a happy and independent child with ADHD!

Shining With ADHD by The Childhood Collective Lori Long, Katie Severson, Mallory Yee

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 78 Ratings

Are you a parent of a child with ADHD (or suspected ADHD)? Are you overwhelmed by the treatment options to support your child? Are you exhausted from giving your child with ADHD *countless* reminders for the same tasks… yelling to get them to (sometimes) listen… and walking on eggshells to avoid the seemingly endless meltdowns? Are you getting constant calls from the school about your child’s behavior? Is your child struggling in school without a plan in place to help them? If you want to truly understand ADHD, find practical tools that work, and feel empowered to get your child the right supports at school, this show is for you.

The Shining with ADHD Podcast by the Childhood Collective is a live-workshop style educational podcast packed with actionable, step-by-step strategies, empathy, and of course, some humor! You can learn from the experts as you navigate this chaotic ADHD parenting journey, create calm in your home, and help your
child shine at school.

Your hosts Katie, Lori, and Mallory of The Childhood Collective have helped thousands of overwhelmed parents find joy and confidence in raising their child with ADHD. Katie is a speech language pathologist, and Lori and Mallory are both child psychologists. As busy mamas themselves, they are on a mission to combine the science of ADHD with the compassion of moms. Each week, they share inspiration and tips to help you tackle challenging behaviors, build executive functioning skills, and manage big emotions.

Along with sharing their best ADHD parenting advice and stories, The Childhood Collective interviews top ADHD professionals *and* relatable ADHD parents who share their favorite tools to empower you EVERY time you tune in. With their online community growing every day, now YOU can learn from the experts, get inspired, and raise a happy and independent child with ADHD!

    #144: Did Someone Say Dance Party? ADHD Parenting CAN Be Fun!

    #144: Did Someone Say Dance Party? ADHD Parenting CAN Be Fun!

    SHINING WITH ADHD 
    EPISODE #144: Did Someone Say Dance Party? ADHD Parenting CAN Be Fun!
    The Childhood Collective
    2/21/2024



    SUMMARY
    ADHD parenting is a lot of things. It can be challenging, confusing, interesting and rewarding. But it can also be FUN! Parenting ADHD gets easier when we intentionally infuse a sense of playfulness. We know you’re already managing so much and might be thinking, “Great, now I have to be FUN too!?” But hear us out…we have a few ideas, nothing too overwhelming, that you can try to make the mundane a little more fun for your family. In this episode, we share three very EASY tools that don’t require hours of planning or hundreds of dollars! 




    MEET OUR TEAM
    We are Lori, Mallory, and Katie. Lori and Mallory are child psychologists, and Katie is a speech language pathologist. Most importantly, we are moms, just like you.
    After working with families over a combined total of 40 years, we saw a need to provide ongoing support and education to parents raising children with ADHD.



    OFFERS AND AFFILIATE INFORMATION
    Creating Calm is a video-based course that will teach you simple, step-by-step strategies to help you parent a happy and independent child with ADHD (ages 4-12 years old). Whenever and wherever you have an internet connection. Use the code PODCAST for 10% off!
     
    Hungryroot offers “good-for-you groceries and simple recipes.” We have loved having one less thing to worry about when it comes to raising kids. As always, we want to help you, so we’ve got a code for 40% off your first box.  Just click the link and use CHILDHOODCOLLECTIVE40 in all caps to get the discount. 
     
    We can’t have your attention and not mention Time Timer. This helps with activity transitions, independence, and building executive function skills. Head to and use the code TCC to get a site-wide discount.




    LINKS + RESOURCES
    Printables from The Childhood Collective
    TRANSCRIPT
    Creating Calm - Code PODCAST
    Hungry Root - Code CHILDHOODCOLLECTIVE40
    Time Timer - Code TCC
    The Childhood Collective Instagram
    Have a question or want to share some thoughts? Shoot us an email at hello@thechildhoodcollective.com
     

    • 26 min
    #143: Considering ADHD Medication? What Every Parent Needs to Know with Psychiatrist, Dana Reid

    #143: Considering ADHD Medication? What Every Parent Needs to Know with Psychiatrist, Dana Reid

    SHINING WITH ADHD 
    EPISODE #143: Considering ADHD Medication? What Every Parent Needs to Know with Psychiatrist, Dana Reid
    The Childhood Collective
    2/14/2023



    SUMMARY
    One of the hardest parts about being a parent is making choices for the health of our children. With an abundance of information and a variety of options, knowing how to support our kids medically can be really tough. When symptoms of ADHD begin to cause distress at home or at school, the topic of medication always comes up. The internet really doesn’t do us any favors when it comes to balancing myths and facts around ADHD medication. The conversation is nuanced and as parents, we can agree that when it comes to making the best choice for each family, knowledge is power. That’s why today we’ve invited an expert in child psychiatry and ADHD to answer your questions on ADHD medication. Her insight is detailed, so grab a pen or be sure to download the transcript! 




    MEET DR. DANA REID
    Dr. Dana Reid is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist in private practice in Atlanta, Georgia. She loves working with kids, teens, and adults to address their diverse needs and concerns. She has specific expertise in working with kids and parents with ADHD and anxiety. Dr. Reid is also a children's book author of the book, Danny Doesn’t Quit.



    OFFERS AND AFFILIATE INFORMATION
    Shining at School is a video-based course that will teach you how to help your child with ADHD go from surviving to thriving at school for elementary and middle schoolers. On your own time. At your own pace. Use the code PODCAST for 10% off!
     
    Hungryroot offers “good-for-you groceries and simple recipes.” We have loved having one less thing to worry about when it comes to raising kids. As always, we want to help you, so we’ve got a code for 40% off your first box.  Just click the link and use CHILDHOODCOLLECTIVE40 in all caps to get the discount. 
     
    We can’t have your attention and not mention Time Timer. This helps with activity transitions, independence, and building executive function skills. Use the code TCC to get a site-wide discount.




    LINKS + RESOURCES
     Dr. Dana's Instagram
    Shining at School - Code PODCAST
    Hungry Root - Code CHILDHOODCOLLECTIVE40
    Time Timer - Code TCC
    Episode 143 Transcript
    The Childhood Collective Instagram
    Have a question or want to share some thoughts? Shoot us an email at hello@thechildhoodcollective.com
     

    • 35 min
    #142: The Key to Executive Functioning: Internal Skills for Kids with ADHD with Mike McLeod

    #142: The Key to Executive Functioning: Internal Skills for Kids with ADHD with Mike McLeod

    SHINING WITH ADHD 
    EPISODE #142: The Key to Executive Functioning: Internal Skills for Kids with ADHD with Mike McLeod
    The Childhood Collective
    2/7/2023



    SUMMARY
    On our channel, you’ve probably heard us talk frequently about executive functioning. Today, we have a special guest, Mike McLeod, ADHD coach and executive function specialist, on the podcast to share about parent coaching and how to help our kids strengthen their internal skills. Listen along as we discuss teaching children how to create future pictures and equipping them with social interaction tools.




    MEET MIKE
    Michael McLeod is an ADHD & Executive Function Specialist. He is the owner of GrowNOW ADHD - providing Executive Function Coaching to students and parent coaching. Michael is also a Keynote Speaker and travels the country and internationally training schools, parents, and professionals on the most up to date research and strategies on Executive Functioning. Michael has been working with youth since 2005. You can find him at GrowNOWADHD.com 



    OFFERS AND AFFILIATE INFORMATION
    Creating Calm is a video-based course that will teach you simple, step-by-step strategies to help you parent a happy and independent child with ADHD (ages 4-12 years old). Whenever and wherever you have an internet connection. Use the code PODCAST for 10% off!
     
    Hungryroot offers “good-for-you groceries and simple recipes.” We have loved having one less thing to worry about when it comes to raising kids. As always, we want to help you, so we’ve got a code for 40% off your first box.  Just click the link and use CHILDHOODCOLLECTIVE40 in all caps to get the discount. 
     
    We can’t have your attention and not mention Time Timer. This helps with activity transitions, independence, and building executive function skills. Head to and use the code TCC to get a site-wide discount.




    LINKS + RESOURCES
    Free Parenting Guide - 6 Keys
    Creating Calm - Code PODCAST
    Hungry Root - Code CHILDHOODCOLLECTIVE40
    Time Timer - Code TCC
    Transcript for Episode 142
    The Childhood Collective Instagram
    Have a question or want to share some thoughts? Shoot us an email at hello@thechildhoodcollective.com
     

    • 42 min
    #141: Should I Tell My Child's Teacher About Their ADHD?

    #141: Should I Tell My Child's Teacher About Their ADHD?

    SHINING WITH ADHD 
    EPISODE #141: Should I Tell My Child's Teacher About Their ADHD? 
    The Childhood Collective
    1/31/2023



    SUMMARY
    You’ve got your child’s diagnosis, and now you’re wondering, “Who do I tell?” and “What do they NEED to know?” You wonder, “Will this help my child or stick them with a label?” We’ve heard all these questions before, so today, we’re sharing five considerations for disclosing your child’s diagnosis with their classroom teacher. We have seen firsthand that sharing with the teacher can actually be a game-changer, fostering collaboration and making the whole education journey smoother for your kiddo. In this episode, our team shares everything you need to know about school and ADHD. 




    MEET OUR TEAM
    We are Lori, Mallory, and Katie. Lori and Mallory are child psychologists, and Katie is a speech language pathologist. Most importantly, we are moms, just like you.
    After working with families over a combined total of 40 years, we saw a need to provide ongoing support and education to parents raising children with ADHD.




    OFFERS AND AFFILIATE INFORMATION
    Shining at School is a video-based course that will teach you how to help your child with ADHD go from surviving to thriving at school for elementary and middle schoolers. On your own time. At your own pace. Use the code PODCAST for 10% off!
     
    Hungryroot offers “good-for-you groceries and simple recipes.” We have loved having one less thing to worry about when it comes to raising kids. As always, we want to help you, so we’ve got a code for 40% off your first box.  Just click the link and use CHILDHOODCOLLECTIVE40 in all caps to get the discount. 
     
    We LOVE the Zenimal. It’s amazing for kids who are feeling anxious or need a little help calming their busy body before bed. The best part? Each meditation ends with the most beautiful message: “You’re a good kid!” Use our code: TCC for a discount.




    LINKS + RESOURCES
    FREE Accommodations Guide
    Shining at School - Code PODCAST
    Hungry Root - Code CHILDHOODCOLLECTIVE40
    Zenimal
    The Childhood Collective YouTube *Closed Captioning Available
    The Childhood Collective Instagram
    Have a question or want to share some thoughts? Shoot us an email at hello@thechildhoodcollective.com
     

    • 31 min
    #140: Unlocking Your Child's Motivation with Neuropsychologist Dr. Ellen Braaten

    #140: Unlocking Your Child's Motivation with Neuropsychologist Dr. Ellen Braaten

    SHINING WITH ADHD 
    EPISODE #140: Unlocking Your Child's Motivation with Neuropsychologist Dr. Ellen Braaten
    The Childhood Collective
    1/24/2023



    SUMMARY
    We know that motivation is a huge issue for many ADHD families. As parents, we are desperate to help our children find their motivation.  We know the AMAZING things they are capable of, but they can't always access it. What actually drives our kids? In this episode, neuropsychologist Dr. Ellen Braaten shares how we can nurture our children and help them build confidence and skills to make significant strides toward pursuing what truly excites them. 




    MEET DR. ELLEN BRAATEN
    Dr. Ellen Braaten is the Executive Director of the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP) at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Associate Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Braaten is widely recognized as an expert in the field of pediatric neuropsychological and psychological assessment, particularly in the areas of assessing learning disabilities and attentional disorders. She is the co-author of many books and articles for parents and professionals, including the bestselling book Bright Kids Who Can’t Keep Up. Her newest book is Bright Kids Who Couldn’t Care Less: How to Rekindle Your Child’s Motivation.



    OFFERS AND AFFILIATE INFORMATION
    Shining at School is a video-based course that will teach you how to help your child with ADHD go from surviving to thriving at school for elementary and middle schoolers. On your own time. At your own pace. Use the code PODCAST for 10% off!
     
    Hungryroot offers “good-for-you groceries and simple recipes.” We have loved having one less thing to worry about when it comes to raising kids. As always, we want to help you, so we’ve got a code for 40% off your first box.  Just click the link and use CHILDHOODCOLLECTIVE40 in all caps to get the discount. 
     
    We can’t have your attention and not mention Time Timer. This helps with activity transitions, independence, and building executive function skills. Use the code TCC to get a site-wide discount.




    LINKS + RESOURCES
    Dr. Ellen's Books
    Shining at School - Code PODCAST
    Hungry Root - Code CHILDHOODCOLLECTIVE40
    Time Timer - Code TCC
    The Childhood Collective YouTube *Closed Captioning Available
    The Childhood Collective Instagram
    Have a question or want to share some thoughts? Shoot us an email at hello@thechildhoodcollective.com
     

    • 38 min
    #139: Boost Your Child's Executive Function with Declarative Language: One Simple Shift

    #139: Boost Your Child's Executive Function with Declarative Language: One Simple Shift

    SHINING WITH ADHD 
    EPISODE #139: Boost Your Child's Executive Function with Declarative Language: One Simple Shift
    The Childhood Collective
    1/17/2023
     
    SUMMARY
    In addition to ALLLL the everyday tasks we do as parents, raising a kid with ADHD means we have to help build our kids’ executive functions. This can feel like a really hard job. But what a lot of parents don’t realize is that small changes to the way we speak and interact can add up to a lot of growth opportunities for our kids! In this episode, our very own Katie, a speech language pathologist, is explaining declarative language, which is a tool that you can use TODAY. Anytime or anywhere, this shift can enhance communication with and for your child! 
     
    MEET OUR TEAM
    We are Lori, Mallory, and Katie. Lori and Mallory are child psychologists, and Katie is a speech language pathologist. Most importantly, we are moms, just like you.
    After working with families over a combined total of 40 years, we saw a need to provide ongoing support and education to parents raising children with ADHD.
     
    OFFERS AND AFFILIATE INFORMATION
    Creating Calm is a video-based course that will teach you simple, step-by-step strategies to help you parent a happy and independent child with ADHD (ages 4-12 years old). Whenever and wherever you have an internet connection. Use the code PODCAST for 10% off!  
    Hungryroot offers “good-for-you groceries and simple recipes.” We have loved having one less thing to worry about when it comes to raising kids. As always, we want to help you, so we’ve got a code for 40% off your first box.  Just click the link and use CHILDHOODCOLLECTIVE40 (in all caps) to get the discount.  
    We can’t have your attention and not mention Time Timer. This amazing tool helps with activity transitions, independence, and building executive function skills. Head to and use the code TCC to get a site-wide discount.  
    LINKS + RESOURCES
    Free Parenting Guide - 6 Keys
    Creating Calm - Code PODCAST
    Hungry Root - Code CHILDHOODCOLLECTIVE40
    Time Timer - Code TCC
    The Childhood Collective YouTube *Closed Captioning Available
    The Childhood Collective Instagram
    Have a question or want to share some thoughts? Shoot us an email at hello@thechildhoodcollective.com

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
78 Ratings

78 Ratings

Ashley Dozier ,

A great resource for moms on this journey!

This is one of my favorite resources to turn to as we walk the adhd journey. The guests are always so informative and they keep the topics fresh and relatable. I love the hands on and practical advice. It’s an easy listen and always leaves me with new tools to use!

AmandaGrillz ,

The best podcast!

I am so grateful to have found The Childhood Collective and this podcast. It is so well done, well structured, and geared towards parents with real hands on advice and strategies you can use right away. The hosts do an amazing job of breaking topics down so they are not overwhelming. As a mom of a child with ADHD, I finally feel understood and supported. This podcast has helped me understand ADHD and my child better, and has improved our relationship. I feel empowered, instead of defeated. Thank you!

Cbucks12 ,

Grateful

Grateful for all of your hard work in guiding and equipping us parents with the knowledge and insight needed to best help our kids. The podcast has made me less overwhelmed with parenting my kids with ADHD in addition to feeling more prepared to fight for the correct accommodations at school. Thank you for all you do!

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