ADHD

Thanksgiving with and ADHD diet

Surviving Thanksgiving on An ADHD Diet: A guide For You, Your Kids, And Anyone You’ll Be Feasting With

Let’s face it. If you’re on a diet of any kind, eating with others can often be hard. Throw grandparents into the mix who want to to “treat” the grandkids and you’ve got an even harder challenge. How do you make clear that added sugars, dyes, and preservatives are a no go? (Yes grandma, that …

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Help Kids Set Priorities and manage their time

10 ways to Help your Child Effectively Set Priorities and manage their time

Every parent wants their children to make good choices and have a happy, successful life. In order for this to happen, children must be able to prioritize and manage their time well. Unfortunately, this doesn’t come naturally for many children or parents. These skills must be developed and practiced on a regular basis. And, if …

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Helping A Struggling Reader

10 Strategies and Activities to Improve Working memory: ADHD and memory Challenges

Everyone can have a difficult time remembering things sometimes. However, if you see this happening with your children frequently, it could be a sign of low working memory which could be another sign of ADHD (though not necessarily). I recently learned (from a therapist and reading specialist), that there is a big correlation between ADHD …

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DIY Homeschool Room Ideas

10 Simple DIY Homeschool Room Ideas (for small spaces with ADHD Kids)

Homeschool environments come and go but learning is a constant. I truly believe learning can happen anywhere and having a dedicated homeschool room, while nice, doesn’t happen to work in our space (hey we live in a 730 sq ft apt in DC) or for my ADHD kid. He needs variety. And… he needs distraction …

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What is ADHD?

What is ADHD And how does it affect your Amazing home learner?

Even though ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is becoming more commonplace and we know more about the disorder than we did even 15 years ago, there is still a lot to discover, process, and understand. While many more people can answer the question “what is ADHD?” on a very basic level, few have a deeper …

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Books That Teach Kids Social-Emotional Intelligence

17 Books That Teach Kids Social-Emotional Intelligence: Empathy, Growth Mindset, Feelings, Self-Regulation and more!

Homeschooling a hyper ADHD boy, I often feel overwhelmed and drained, as if there is infinitely more to accomplish than there are hours in a day, as if I am living in a perpetual fog of “to-dos” as I run-around putting out the “fires” behind my son. As a hyper ADHD boy with low executive …

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