It’s heartbreaking when your son or daughter shares that they don’t like their bodies. They may dislike their shape, their height, their hair color, their fingernails, their nose or their feet. All too often, kids (and adults) compare themselves to an unattainable ideal of beauty … Continue reading Body Image and ADHD: How to help kids who dislike their bodies
After a spring semester with remote learning and its many complications for students, parents and educators, schools are reopening in the fall. While each state is dictating its own guidelines for this reopening, it looks like many independent schools and public school districts will opt … Continue reading Getting ready: Tips for preparing for school in uncertain times
Today we are joined by Dr. Sharon Saline, PsyD to talk about individuals living with ADHD at school, at work and at home. Grab her book here: https://amzn.to/3ftWiu6 It may surprise you to learn that adults can be diagnosed with ADHD (which can present itself … Continue reading Bare Slate: Living With ADHD At School, At Work & At Home with Dr. Sharon Saline PsyD
(Mass Appeal) – Are you disappointed that the pandemic has hampered some fun summer plans with the family? Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline of DrSharonSaline.com joins us with some creative ways to enjoy time with the family while staying safe. Click logo below to watch.
Summer safety during a pandemic means activities that are socially distant yet still fun and collaborative for kids with ADHD. Use these strategies to better communicate with your child, devise activities for the whole family, and make the most of this weird summer. Click the … Continue reading Additude Mag: From Screen Time to Safe Socializing: The Summer 2020 Guide for ADHD Families
(Mass Appeal) – Volunteering in our community not only helps a cause close to you, it can also teach some valuable life lessons to your children. Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline discusses ways to get your kids engaged and active to help others. Click logo … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Reopening our Community: The power of volunteering as a family
Recently, a parent asked me to answer this question. He wanted to understand when his child’s frequent worrying should be evaluated by a mental health practitioner or a primary care provider. In these tense and confusing times, it’s easy to confuse normal feelings of nervousness … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Nervousness and Anxiety?
Now, more than ever, there seems to be very little we can predict and hold onto. Every day we hear new reports about climbing COVID cases as we struggle to practice safety measures, keep up with work, manage bored kids and keep our sanity intact. … Continue reading More Tips for Dealing with Defiant ADHD Tweens and Teens in This Strange COVID Summer
Q: “The triple whammy of the pandemic, the economy, and now the protests is exhausting. Is it normal for my focus and productivity to decrease because of all this? Some days I feel overwhelmed and hopeless.” A: Let’s not beat around the bush; it is … Continue reading ADDitude Mag: ADHD Fatigue – What It Looks Like, How to Motivate
Narcissists will do anything and will go to any length to get you back. So before you get stuck into a narcissist’s web once again, here are the things they’ll say to get you back. Click logo below to read more.