“If I don’t try, I can’t fail!” and “If I can’t do it right, why bother at all?” These are common refrains I hear from ADHD kids who come into my office. What is this unwillingness to try really about? Laziness, boredom, self-criticism? No, I … Continue reading Fear of mistakes? Help your child with ADHD keep trying.
Yes, your very own, lovable tornado has returned, leaving a path of his junk in his wake. Instead of sharing the family reunion meal you’ve planned, you’re feeling disrespected again–as if no time has passed since he left in August. How can you set up … Continue reading Grown & Flown: 5 Tips for a Stress-free Summer with Your ADHD College Student
When talking to kids about rich people, you’re teaching them not only about money but about justice — and, by extension, injustice too. Read How to Talk to Kids About Rich People (July 2018)
Many parents of kids with ADHD feel frustrated and dejected. In your efforts to help your son or daughter get their homework done, make it to soccer practice on time and pick up their room, no matter what you do, does it seem like nothing … Continue reading Kids In The House: The 5 Common Mistakes Parents Make with ADHD Kids and How You Can Avoid Them
In today’s world, where bad news travels the globe in seconds online, people seem more anxious than ever. Read Worried and Preoccupied: Five Ways You Can Reduce Anxiety and Live More Confidently (June 2018)