How to Help an ADD Child Cope Without Medication

Having a child with Attention Deficit Disorder can be taxing on a parent. Many schools and psychologists will push medicating your child in order to help them adapt. In some cases, they push so hard for the drug that you feel like you’re in a back-alley somewhere haggling over a price. It doesn’t have to […]

Are Prospects Dim for ADHD Children?

According to a recent study on children diagnosed with ADHD (attention-deficit, hyperactivity disorder), the prospects for their lives are indeed worse than other children. That’s scary. Approximately 3 to 7 percent of school-age children have or are diagnosed ADHD. The study followed 135 white males who had been considered hyperactive by teachers in the 1970’s […]

Be Careful With that ADHD Diagnosis

ADD, ADHD…today these terms get thrown around like synonyms and like candy. Everyone has it, or knows someone who has it or who thought they had it but don’t anymore. Are therapists leaning too heavily on this diagnosis when they don’t know what else to say? Are they misdiagnosing because it’s an easy and vague […]

Healthy Lifestyle Choices to Ease Parenting

Society has come to rely on chemical medications too heavily, often times to a detrimental degree. Take, for example, the ADD and ADHD problems America has been experiencing. Children with ADD and ADHD were frequently prescribed Adderall, which is chemically similar to a street drug commonly known as “speed.” Today, children with ADD and ADHD […]