A lovely reader asked me a question about building frustration tolerance in kids with ADHD. My response to her got so long that I decided to create a whole post about frustration tolerance. It really got me thinking about how easily frustrated my own ADHD kids can get at times. To an outsider, I often […]
Do your kids whine and complain about homework? Do small assignments take an hour to complete? Then read on!! I wanted to share an absolute life saver for any family struggling with homework time. I started using the Time Timer for homework this year and it has completely turned homework time around for us! What’s […]
To be honest, I was a little afraid to hit PUBLISH for this post. It might be a bit controversial-this topic can push people’s buttons. I know I am way in the minority when it comes to kids and phones – my 10 and 12 year olds do not have phones. Most of my kids’ […]
Navigating a healthy lunch that your kids will actually eat can be difficult for any kid. But for kids with ADHD, what you pack in a lunch can make or break their afternoon. If you are like me and have realized how much food can effect your ADHD kid, you may be trying to prepare […]
Back to school time can be difficult for any kid, but kids with ADHD and anxiety may have an even harder time with this transition. This guide for ADHD parents give real life advice to help your ADHD kid make the transition smoother and with confidence.
My oldest son is a great reader thru and thru. Reading is one of his preferred activities and when we are home (or in the car), you will most likely find him lost in a book. I always say that once you have a good reader, the hard work is done. The world is […]
My oldest son is a bit of a worrywart, something he probably inherited from me. He worries about lots of things-school, bugs, storms, my driving. A little fear is good-it’s part of our survival instincts. But too much worry, I feel, is robbing him of a carefree childhood. I have tried lots of things to […]