You are what you eat. Forget bikini season, think Beautiful Brain Lifestyle! Luckily, we don’t need any special diets or supplements for a happy, high-functioning mind. Eating a variety of fresh and colorful natural foods, as suggested in the article "9 Foods to Supercharge Your Brain," will do the trick. Pretty on your plate and you can think straight!Read More
“My son quit trying in school because his masculinity is threatened? What?”
I know. I didn’t quite understand it either the first time I heard it. But behind all that bluster is a lot of insecurity and an enormous fear of failure. Read on to get the full pictureRead More
The holidays are hectic enough, but when it comes to the members of your family diagnosed with ADHD, the holidays can feel incredibly overwhelming. And maybe not all of your family gets it. The article "Stop Unsolicited Advice From Family In Its Tracks," by Carol Brady at ADDitude Magazine, has some great tips on how to prepare your extended family, your immediate family, your child, and yourself for holiday visits.Read More
The article "Four Steps to Independence: How to Support (Not Enable) a Child with ADHD" by Elaine Taylor-Klaus and Diane Dempster at ADDitude Magazine has some excellent tips on how to support your child's independence.
In my work as an ADHD coach, I like to encourage parents to think of scaffolding:Read More
Think of the day as a series of choices to be made. One at a time, you are in control of making your little choices and controlling your destiny. Katy Rollins at ADDitude Magazine offers a few gems of wisdom to help see the "big picture" of an ADHD diagnosis: "By good-faith efforts at making better decisions, we do not cure ourselves, but we manage the symptoms that would otherwise be making decisions for us."Read More