Amanda Gericke

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Why Saying "Calm Down" To Your Kids Doesn't Actually Work

Behaviour management "Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.

ADHD Tips for Parents Infographic.  Suggestions on how to help those with ADHD focus and stay on task. This is the updated link! @OaktreeCounsel

To introduce a new series, ADHD Tips for Parents , I'm sharing this new infographic for the first time. On the left are common ADHD behaviors that are not such great ways of coping with ADHD.

Hyperactivity displayed in rapid, excessive speech, constant movement or fidgeting, or difficulty completing quiet tasks could be symptoms of ADHD. This infographic from a learning center for ADHD in New Jersey offers more information on learning disorders.

Some children with ADHD display impulsive symptoms like extreme impatience, a low frustration tolerance, or even no regard for consequences. Turn to this learning disorder infographic from Brain Balance New Jersey to learn more about ADHD.

Alternatives to the Phrase "Calm Down"

Behaviour management "Calm down" is a phrase that we all use, especially with kids when experiencing intense emotions. Here are some alternative phrases that just might yield better results, and an action plan to put them in place.