Dealing With a Difficult Child? Square Peg is a MUST Read

Square Peg is a book written by L. Todd Rose with Katherine Ellison, and if you are dealing with a child who struggles in a conventional school setting, you need to read this book. I can’t say that enough. Todd had an awful childhood. Diagnosed with ADHD later in his childhood, he finished his K-12 […]

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 […]

Art Therapy for ADHD and Anxious Children

Raising children is hard enough, but raising children with ADHD and anxiety problems can be downright nerve-wracking. We simply aren’t taught how to communicate with a child who has such difficulties, since adults often gradually move away from the mindset of children and struggle to connect with kids who are anxious or have ADHD. Luckily, […]