ADHD can make it difficult for your child to concentrate and pay attention in school, but it affects more than just academics. ADHD can impact social skills as well.

ADHD can make it difficult for your child to concentrate and pay attention in school, but it affects more than just academics. ADHD can impact social skills as well.

My kids' fighting was making me crazy... so I implemented positive reinforcement of the behavior I wanted to see - kindness!

My kids' fighting was making me crazy... so I implemented positive reinforcement of the behavior I wanted to see - kindness!

"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternatives that might help resolve a situation quicker and more calmly. Gentle parenting.

"Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternatives that might help resolve a situation quicker and more calmly. Gentle parenting.

Teaching children to behave gets better rewards when you're positive rather than critical. Positive parenting by Mum in a Nutshell

How to raise happy children by being a happy parent -

Teaching children to behave gets better rewards when you're positive rather than critical. Positive parenting by Mum in a Nutshell

AFL - Following the traffic light system children decide where to put their books for a quick look on how difficult children found the lesson. Fab idea!

AFL - Following the traffic light system children decide where to put their books for a quick look on how difficult children found the lesson. Fab idea!

How to help children with anxiety. This is a lovely way to help kids manage worries and a really child friendly cuddly solution for  fretful children

Worry Eaters

How to help children with anxiety. This is a lovely way to help kids manage worries and a really child friendly cuddly solution for fretful children

"Thinking of your child as behaving badly disposes you to think of punishment. Thinking of your child as struggling to handle something difficult encourages you to help them through their distress." #parenting #discipline

"Thinking of your child as behaving badly disposes you to think of punishment. Thinking of your child as struggling to handle something difficult encourages you to help them through their distress." #parenting #discipline

Rather than having just a discipline plan....I should try a management plan to diminish the use of discipline....just like in the classroom.

Rather than having just a discipline plan....I should try a management plan to diminish the use of discipline....just like in the classroom.

I am a social worker (MSW/ACSW) currently working as a child and adolescent mental health therapist....

I am a social worker (MSW/ACSW) currently working as a child and adolescent mental health therapist....

When Good Parents Have Difficult Children: It’s Not Your Fault by Kim Abraham, LMSW and Marney Studaker-Cordner, LMSW " Parents – particularly of a child who may be making poor choices or behaving negatively – are often blamed for their child’s behavior. Many of us internalize that blame and feelings of shame and guilt take deep root...Separate feeling  guilty from taking responsibility. When guilt does more harm than good, it’s time to let it go."

When Good Parents Have Difficult Children: It’s Not Your Fault by Kim Abraham, LMSW and Marney Studaker-Cordner, LMSW " Parents – particularly of a child who may be making poor choices or behaving negatively – are often blamed for their child’s behavior. Many of us internalize that blame and feelings of shame and guilt take deep root...Separate feeling guilty from taking responsibility. When guilt does more harm than good, it’s time to let it go."

Learn to Love Your Difficult Child:The Difference between Love and Acceptance by Anna Stewart - "It’s not easy to love and accept a child who is different than you are or who doesn’t appear to fit in or who has behaviors that are hard to be around.  We want our love to be enough, but the truth is, without acceptance, it usually isn’t enough for our children. They know the difference between love and acceptance."

Learn to Love Your Difficult Child:The Difference between Love and Acceptance by Anna Stewart - "It’s not easy to love and accept a child who is different than you are or who doesn’t appear to fit in or who has behaviors that are hard to be around. We want our love to be enough, but the truth is, without acceptance, it usually isn’t enough for our children. They know the difference between love and acceptance."

Sleep Tips for Kids with ADHD - Look! We're Learning! - ADD / ADHD

ADHD Sleep Tips for Kids

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