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Category: ADHD

  • Go To Bed, Stay In Bed

    “I just want to tell you one more thing before I go to bed!” “Can I have a banana? I’m hungry!” “I need to cuddle the dog one more time.” “I barely got any screen time!” Settling down to bed, staying there, and surrendering to sleep can be challenging for our kids with ADHD.  

  • Three Ways to Talk to Siblings About ADHD

    To this day I don’t know what it was that upset my son with ADHD; it all happened so fast. Finally off with our three kids on our cross country driving trip, we stopped for lunch in a small country town. Angry and upset, our son disappeared at a brisk pace across the street and out of sight. 

  • Are You Having Fun With Your ADHD Kids?

    I swore I would never turn into The Taskmaster. But here I was, about to lose it over yet another of my son's missed homework assignments.

  • Let Go of Judgment - Parenting a Child with ADHD

    There we were, in the front foyer of the restaurant, my ADHD son screaming, barely catching his breath in frustration. Do I cave and let him have his way or do I hold my ground? Mortified and exasperated, I felt I had failed my child and failed as a parent. 

  • Six Strategies to Manage Your Emotions and Problem-Solve

    If you're a person with ADHD you may feel your emotions more strongly and react to them more immediately. 

  • Three Ways to Make a Decision and Get Things Done

    If you are a person living with ADHD, chances are decision-making can at times be overwhelming and can delay getting things done.

  • ADHD Promise and Challenges

    Over the past few decades, cognitive scientists have found that small alterations in how people study can accelerate and deepen learning, improving retention and comprehension in a range of subjects, including math, science and foreign languages.

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