attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, coping skills, discipline, Mental Health, Parenting, self esteem in children

Effective Parenting… Important for all kids, but especially important for raising kids with ADHD!

Effective parenting takes time and effort, no doubt about it!! For kids with ADHD, effective parenting is a must whether these kids are medicated or not medicated. This information will be useful for all parents, not just those raising ADHD kids... Does the child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) need to be medicated?? Yes… Continue reading Effective Parenting… Important for all kids, but especially important for raising kids with ADHD!

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Mental Health, Parenting, Sleep

Sleep is Crucial for Healthy Development

Amount and quality of sleep impacts children in every aspect imaginable. Sleep is crucial for proper growth and development, as well as daily functioning. Sleep is essential for neural development, and even a modest decrease in adequate sleep can decrease cognitive ability. According to The Journal of Developmental and Pediatric Behavior, there is a link… Continue reading Sleep is Crucial for Healthy Development

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Getting to Know You, Parenting

Parenting = Biggest Rewards + Most Frustrating Job You Will EVER Have!!

Have you ever had one of those days that you just don't know what to do as a parent? I'm living it right now! I thought I would share, because writing about difficult times is therapeutic, and I thought you all would like to know none of us have all the answers! I thought nursing school was… Continue reading Parenting = Biggest Rewards + Most Frustrating Job You Will EVER Have!!

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Mental Health, Parenting, self esteem in children

Hyperactive or just busy… Could your child have ADHD??

Hi, all! Sorry I've been absent in the past week... Life is just too busy sometimes! There are just so many activities and responsibilities that we have in this modern society, and I've tried to take some time to just stop and smell the roses with my kids. Sometimes, I think I induce a little ADHD on myself.… Continue reading Hyperactive or just busy… Could your child have ADHD??