ADHD Child: Making Friends and Building Social Skills

Children in general may have a hard time socializing due to being shy or unsure of how to interact with others. Kids with ADHD often have an even more difficult time trying to build friendships because they lack the social skills needed. However, you can help them build these skills. The key to forming friendships […]

Inside the ADHD Brain

What is going on in the brains of people who are diagnosed with ADHD? Is there really something physically happening inside the head of someone with ADHD? Research shows that there is actually quite a lot going on in the ADHD and ADD brain. Areas of the Brain Affected by ADHD Research shows that specific […]

Understanding Children with ADHD/ADD

If you have a child diagnosed with ADHD you may feel like you are the only person in the word going through it. You may be frustrated, feel hopeless and ready to throw your hands up in the air. A child with ADHD is challenging, that is a fact, but you don’t have to feel […]

ADHD Myths Revealed

There are a number of myths surrounding ADHD pertaining to the treatment of ADHD, and the reasons a person contracts the disorder. There are even myths that ADHD is a made up disease created by pharmaceutical companies for the sole purpose of selling more pills. Here are some of the myths about ADHD and the […]

What is ADHD?

ADHD, better known as Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder, is quickly becoming one of the most diagnosed conditions. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) there are nearly 1.6 million cases of ADHD diagnosed every year. The diagnoses doesn’t just affect children, there are more and more adults also being diagnosed with the […]

ADHD Real or Manufactured

The whole subject of ADHD is not short on controversy – some people insist that ADHD is a “manufactured disorder” intended as a ploy to sell more Ritalin; others point out that ADHD is a real disorder with discernable brain wave activity that is correlative to symptoms. Amid all the discussion is the quiet voice […]

Signs and Symptoms of ADD/ADHD in Adults and Children

Do you think your child may have ADD/ADHD? What about your spouse or yourself? ADD/ADHD can present differently in children than in adults, and the symptoms for both age groups can mimic those of other problems. Here is a brief list of symptoms of ADD/ADHD in children and in adults. Please note that just because […]

Seven Tips for Parenting your ADHD Child

The day you’re told your child may have ADHD, you are issued a challenge. The challenge is to give your child the skills and confidence s/he needs to cope with the symptoms of ADHD. Here are a few tips for parenting your ADHD child that can help you both get through the day. 1. Accept […]

Dr. Gabor Mate Offers Refreshing Take on Childhood Development, the Importance of Parenting, and the Mind-Body Connection

by: Hajera Blagg Dr. Gabor Mate, a Hungarian-born Canadian physician, has written several best-selling books about a host of health-related topics, especially early childhood development. His two most important books geared toward parents, Hold on to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More than Peers and Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What […]

How To Help Your Child Focus!

Kayla Fay, a noted educator, wrote a valuable ebook called “Focus Pocus” which contains ONE HUNDRED ways for you to help your child focus and stay on task. Kayla kindly gave me permission to share several useful tips with you here… these are my favorites.  Read the book and see which ideas will become your […]