ADHD and ADD are attention deficit disorders that impact millions of children and adults across the United States. According to the CDC, around 11% of children in the United States have ADHD. If your child has been diagnosed with ADHD, or you suspect that they will be, you may want to consider … [Read more...] about Surprise! Essential Oils Can Help ADHD
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Raising a child with learning and attention issues is a journey. And it’s one that’s full of ups and downs, successes and challenges, questions and decisions. But what if your child is struggling and you do not even realize it IS a learning or attention issue? In the U.S., 1 in 5 children struggles … [Read more...] about #BeUnderstood Campaign: Generating Awareness About Learning and Attention Issues
Taking a dose of Ritalin or Adderall at school is a daily ritual for many ADD/ADHD students in the United States. That shouldn’t be a surprise because the number of cases of attention deficit disorder (ADD), also called attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), is on the rise among children … [Read more...] about 4 Ways to Heal ADD without Medication
My boys have always been active and their dad and I are constantly looking for ways to support them and nurture whatever activities they are interested in. Unfortunately, having a son with ADHD means that we need to look deeper into what our son likes, what interests him the most, and channel his … [Read more...] about 5 Things You Need to Know to Support Your ADHD Athlete
Labor Day is around the corner, and for most families, that heralds the unofficial beginning of autumn. The temperatures will soon change, the leaves will be showing their vibrant colors, and the school buses will be tying up traffic once again. Many have already made the transition from summer fun … [Read more...] about Top 4 Tips to Help Your Child #FallBackToSchool Easily
You made it through another school year - hopefully unscathed and with flying colors. Don't let your kids lose the ground that they gained this school year over the summer. Summer Learning Strategies for Kids with ADHD with Jodi Sleeper-Triplett, MCC, SCAC, BCC June 24, 2015 @ 1pm ET Jodi … [Read more...] about Summer Learning and ADHD
Life in a House of Testosterone received What's the Deal with Teens and Time Management? mentioned below in exchange for this review. All opinions stated are my own. I first met Leslie Josel in August 2013 when I had the chance to review her Academic Planner that is specifically designed to help … [Read more...] about What’s the Deal with Teens and Time Management? by Leslie Josel
Warning: This is a rant post. I'm extremely agitated, I am extremely angry, and there will be cursing, screaming and teeth grinding. Continue at your own risk. The past month with both Jonathan and Tre has been an extreme challenge to say the very least. Issues with both of them at school - … [Read more...] about Top 10 Reasons I Am My Kids Worst Nightmare
I have talked with my teen for the past three months about high school. At least once a week, we would talk about what would be expected of him, how whatever he did in high school would appear on his permanent transcript for future jobs and college to review if they choose to. How this was "real … [Read more...] about The ADHD Teenager and Homework
Whether or not your child takes a break from ADHD medication during the summer is something that is a personal choice that should be made with great care and consideration. Ask yourself, "Are my child's ADHD behaviors going to interfere with his/her success at summer camp or other vacation … [Read more...] about Taking a Break from ADHD Medication: Is It Right For Your Child?
It's Spring. The last few weeks of school are looming on the horizon. Is your son or daughter failing a class due to not turning in homework assignments like my eldest son? Do you have other issues going on with your student, such as ADHD or a learning disability that you believe … [Read more...] about It’s 10PM: Don’t You Have Homework To Do?
"Your child has a learning disability." Six words that a parent never wants to hear, but something that one out of every seven Americans has. Learning disabilities (LD) are neurological disorders. It does not mean your child is incapable of learning, it just means that their brain is wired … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Dealing with Learning Disabilities
I absolutely LOVE IT when I come across articles - written by other moms - that agree with something that I have written concerning ADD or ADHD. If you have a child who is unique in their learning styles, then you know that doing homework is going to come with challenges as well. A great … [Read more...] about Kids and their Homework Styles
Living with ADHD is hard. Being the parent of someone with ADHD is hard. Being the teacher of someone with ADHD is hard. Together, with understanding, we can make it through, we can make a difference. October is National ADHD Awareness Month. Since my eldest son was diagnosed with ADHD at the age … [Read more...] about 7 Facts You Need to Know About ADHD
Tomorrow is the first day of school for my 10 year old and my 13 year old ADHD child. That means a 8:00 p.m. shutdown of all games and televisions and a 9 p.m. lights out routine once again on school nights in the hopes that they will both be asleep by 10 p.m.The thought has crossed my mind to drug … [Read more...] about Bedtime and the ADHD Child