Watching your child wrestle with tough emotions and struggle through anxiety is so difficult. As parents, we just want to take away their pain.
We want to help.
The best way we can do that is to be informed. Recognize the signs of anxiety and make sure you follow up with their primary care provider if you ever suspect more than a standalone stress episode. Read more
The ability to read opens up a world of possibilities for a child of any age.
Diving into a great story offers an experience unlike any other. Your child can escape to a faraway land, become a prince or princess with a fairytale ending, or even save the world from an evil villain plotting destruction and doom. And it can all be done from the comfort of home!
When you have a teen with ADHD, getting anywhere on time can be a real struggle. It doesn’t have to be this way though. Set them up for success now, and in the future, with a few new habits that are highly effective and easy to put into practice.
It is commonly thought that with an ADHD diagnosis comes a complete lack of focus. In actuality, it’s having difficulty maintaining focus where needed. This is why lists, alarms, and visual cues are so important in helping those with an ADHD diagnosis stay on track. Read more
With December well underway, you’ve likely experienced difficulty when it comes to your high-needs child and holiday celebrations. When kids have sensory challenges in any capacity, the obligatory work parties and family gatherings can throw them into a tailspin.
The hardest part of this is that well-meaning friends and relatives don’t always understand the complexities that come with raising a little one who is overwhelmed by normal daily interactions. Read more
Mealtimes can be tough, especially when you are dealing with toddler tantrums and picky eating. So what’s a busy mom to do?
No one likes homework. After a long day of school, it is the last thing a child wants to do when they get home.
It’s a hard truth. But, understandable.
Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be a struggle. There are ways to make it easier and maybe even fun!
So when you have a wiggly, giggly child who has a hard time sitting still and completing their assignments, here are 9 things you can do to help.
If you have a child with ADHD, you may have resigned yourself to believing you can’t have peaceful mornings. Getting out the door on time is hard, even for a child who doesn’t have trouble with executive function.