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!

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Small Dose #13 – Getting the “Wild Things” back to a Sleep Routine

HI! I wanted to write a short post to help you get those kiddos back into a bedtime routine before school starts. If you are anything like us, your kids have had a liberal or non-existant sleep schedule during summer. That is one of the fun things about summer when you are a kid!! I… Continue reading Small Dose #13 – Getting the “Wild Things” back to a Sleep Routine

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

Parenting, Quick Tips :-), Sleep, Small Doses

Small Dose #3 – Sleep

Sleep is a vital need for good health! Make sure your kids have a good bedtime routine.  If your child wakes up tired, they are not getting enough sleep.  If your child wakes up ready to take on the world, sounds like the zzzzz's were enough. A child that doesn't get enough sleep is not… Continue reading Small Dose #3 – Sleep