Power Trips Lead to Power Struggles

ADHD 2e MB was selected as a top Parenting blogger on Medium!

One of our most popular Parenting blog posts thus far was “Power Trips Lead to Power Struggles

Our advice for avoiding power struggles, particularly with neurodiverse kids.

Our son is the Prince of Power Struggles.


But you know what? In my day, I was the Queen.

“In every power struggle between an adult and a child, there’s an adult who wants their own way, too.”

(Greene, 2021)

“We need to have conversations with our kids that don’t come with the undertones of us needing them to be different so we can feel better.”

(Stiffelman, 2013)

“Let go of giving your children the power to make or break your serenity depending on how they behave.”

(Stiffelman, 2013)

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Published by Neurodiversity MB

Jillian has Child and Youth Work diploma as well as a BA in Psychology. Jillian worked on the front lines of Social Services agencies from 2003 - 2012. Jillian has taken numerous continuing education courses and has attended various workshops focused on supporting neurodiverse children, in particular children with ADHD.

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