March is Women’s History Month, a time to recognize and celebrate women’s strength, accomplishments and contributions. Women carry a lot on their shoulders–from family, community, school and work responsibilities to societal expectations around physical appearance and behavior. That’s a LOT of pressure. Women with ADHD, … Continue reading Emotional Wellness Strategies for Women with ADHD: How to reduce self-criticism & build self-confidence
Do you live with regrets? Regrets for things that you’ve done or things that you wish you had tried? If so, you are in good company. Many adults with ADHD carry around feelings of sadness, remorse or disappointment over something that happened in their lives … Continue reading Reducing Regret as an ADHD Adult with the 4R’s
As a parent, we have many hopes for our kids. We aim to teach them lifelong social and emotional skills while helping them be more efficient and effective in daily tasks. For children, teens and emerging (young) adults with ADHD, learning to manage themselves independently … Continue reading How to Nurture Connected Independence in Kids & Teens with ADHD: Parenting with the 5C’s Framework
When you live with ADHD, you live with the challenge of managing strong emotions. Whether you are a child, teen or adult, it can be tough to regulate how you process your feelings–psychologically, cognitively or behaviorally. The ADHD brain, with its ‘now/not now’ orientation, may … Continue reading Taming Emotional Triggers with an ADHD Brain: How to understand big feelings and respond differently
Let’s face it–busy mornings can be stressful. It’s difficult to stay calm and collected with so much to do within a short period of time. For kids with ADHD, there are often additional stumbles and delays when they forget something, get distracted or need to … Continue reading Creating an ADHD-Friendly Morning Routine with Your Family: Wake up to a smoother start and a better day
The ADHD & Women Podcast features Dr. Sharon Saline “Dr. Saline and I talk about how her interest in ADHD as a psychologist was sparked by her own neurodivergent family. We also talk about inattentive type ADHD in childhood and why so many kids — … Continue reading Women & ADHD Podcast: How do we know if it’s ADHD?
“Does it ever seem like you and your kids have way too much to do, and every task looks equally important and daunting? Many people, especially those with ADHD, struggle to make realistic plans, figure out what the order of doing things should look like, … Continue reading Intrepid Ed News – Knowing what to do next: Tips for better planning and prioritizing
What can you do when your kid says “No” repeatedly? What is your child really trying to communicate? “Recently, I was in my office with Kieran, an eighth-grade boy who was complaining about being bored after school to his mom, Tara, and me. ‘There’s nothing … Continue reading YourTango: 5 Things To Try When Your Kid Says ‘No!’ To Everything
New Psychology Today Article by Dr. Sharon Saline Four strategies for understanding and managing hyperfocus successfully. “Are you ever so engrossed in an activity that time seems to stop and nothing can tear you away? Does it ever seem like you lose a sense of … Continue reading Psychology Today – Hyperfocus and ADHD: Productivity Superpower or Kryptonite?