Parents of children with ADD experience a lot of anxiety and frustration about how to help their child both avoid pain and achieve success. The various mental health care professionals at their disposal are qualified to offer valuable intervention, but do not address the one element that can make those efforts effective—the working relationship between the parent and child. Pudd'nhead Parenting takes parents through three essential steps: 1. Understanding, accepting and empathizing with their child, 2. Helping their child view him or herself in a positive way, 3. Coaching their child through challenges and toward a fulfilling life.