One of the most mentioned challenges parents write to me about is sibling conflict. “I wind up yelling at everyone at some point in the day after hours of bickering & fighting.” “There is constant sibling conflict.” “I want everyone to feel safe so the sibling fights will just stop!” I get it. Growing up […]
How to Change the Way Your Child Reacts to Not Getting Their Way
When you ask your child to do something he doesn’t want to do or tell him “NO,” what happens? Before we had these tools, our kids go-to was talking back or throwing a tantrum or worse! Have you heard of re-dos, compromises, and delayed or conditional “Yesses”? Re-dos gives our children chances to try again […]
How to Use Natural Remedies Effectively for ADHD Without Being Overwhelmed
A lot of parents are wary of medication side effects. They want to try natural remedies for their child’s ADHD symptoms but are overwhelmed about where to start and what to use for their child. Let’s talk about how to figure out what will work best for your child in a systematic and organized way […]
8 Smart Ways to Encourage Impulse Control
If you think about it, poor impulse control is the catalyst for a lot of ADHD symptoms. As a result, our kids lie, hit, yell, tap, or move on to the next shiny thing before they stop and think about the consequences. Remember that our kids’ brains do not function like neurotypical kids. Sometimes their […]
How do you know if your child is misdiagnosed?
Maybe nothing seems to be working to help your child. Or your mama instinct just tells you that there’s more to the story than ADHD. There are 3 other diagnoses that have symptoms that mirror ADHD but have different treatment pathways. Sleep Apnea Besides impulse control issues, other symptoms include falls asleep immediately after their […]
A Simple Hack To Have More Energy For Parenting
Four ways to decrease your mental load and decision fatigue so you can have more energy for your kids. Join the conversation in our private parent support group for more parenting tips and tricks. Click here to join.
How to Avoid Nagging Your Child
Parents don’t want to spend their time nagging and kids like it even less. Nagging drives a wedge in a relationship which is the opposite of what we want to do with our kids. So how can we get them to do what needs to be done and give them appropriate reminders without nagging? Set […]
How To Transition To Summer Without Losing Your Mind
Transitioning from the school routine to the summer can be hard on kids with ADHD. A little planning goes a long way so you welcome summer with less frustration and more fun! Why are transitions hard? Kids with ADHD often struggle with executive functioning. This includes managing time, planning, and organizing. They rely on predictability […]