Romper: “Why Simple Toys Are Better For Your Kids Is Honestly Magic” For parents, decision fatigue is a real thing. From sun-up (or earlier, if you have my kids) to sun-down, you’re constantly making decisions for the little people in your life with the intentions … Continue reading Romper: "Why Simple Toys Are Better For Your Kids Is Honestly Magic"
ADDitude Magazine: Webinar – You’ve Got This! Motivating Teens Without Threats or Arguments In this hour-long webinar-on-demand, learn tips for motivating teenagers with Sharon Saline, Psy.D. Click logo below to read more.
It’s been a long day and you finally make it home from work with a car full of groceries which have to be unpacked and then, somehow, magically transformed into a tasty and nutritious meal. You trudge into the house, bags in each hand, and … Continue reading Stop reacting and start responding!
When the crocuses start to send up their green shoots and the snow finally melts into massive puddles, excitement about the spring infects everyone. Kids happily shed their heavy coats in favor of galoshes and move enthusiastically into the warmer weather. I have been thinking … Continue reading Spring Anew: Nurturing kids to “Stop, Think and Act”
When it gets this cold and snowy, there is always extra work at home to do. How can you get your ADHD son or daughter to help you and not hold you back? Whether it’s shoveling snow, clearing off cars or carrying wood, parents need … Continue reading Snow what?! Getting help with winter chores
Last month, I had the great privilege to travel to Jamaica to present my talk, “What were you thinking? Understanding the Teen Brain,”at the “Recession-Proofing Your Education” Conferences in Kingston and Montego Bay sponsored by Versan Educational Services. Versan is an international educational organization that … Continue reading Talking About the Teenage Brain at Versan Conference in Montego Bay and Kingston, Jamaica
Everybody needs reminders sometimes. Children and teens with ADHD seem to need more reminders than other youngsters and often feel like they are being nagged. Technology, although a frequent source of distraction, can be extremely helpful in providing kids with ADHD the cues they need … Continue reading Using Technology as Friend Not Foe
As the trees and flowers begin to bloom, many parents take a look around their homes and long to clean out the family nest. Sometimes, the task seems just too overwhelming and you don’t get any further than a big sigh. At other times, you … Continue reading Spring Cleaning: Moving Stuff OUT
“The first thing your home needs if you have a hyperactive child is to be as free of clutter and chaos as possible,” said Dr. Sharon Saline PsyD. Saline has a practice in Northampton, MA and has been a school consultant regarding children with hyperactivity … Continue reading Networx Interview: Can a House Calm a Hyperactive Kid? by Cris Carl