Motivation & ADHD
“He only wants to play video games!” “She cannot get herself to do any of the assigned schoolwork.” “He won’t even keep his body clean, let alone his room.” “She refuses to do even basic chores!” “Everything takes forever, and I have to constantly remind and nag!” Can you relate to any of these exasperated […]
Executive Functioning Skills Necessary to Turn Homework Refusal into Homework Success
The second quarter of the new school year has begun, and something very predictable is happening: homework refusal. It is such a hot topic that nearly all my clients with ADHD list it as a significant issue in their homes. Some elementary schools have adopted a no-homework policy. I find that refreshing especially for the […]
Kids Do Well When They Can, Explained by an ADHD Coach
When a parent believes their child can do a task because they’ve done it before, they expect that the child can always do it. This isn’t so in kids with ADHD.
Parent Coaching for ADHD Can Improve Kid’s Behavior
When I see parents asking in online ADHD groups about referrals for a “behavior therapist” or “behavior coach” for their child, I always wonder a few things. I understand that behavioral issues can be exhausting to parents, discouraging for kids, and devastating for a family. I have seen this firsthand – witnessing clients kicking, screaming, […]
Self-Care for Parents of Children with ADHD
5 Tips to Prioritize Yourself In my parent support group, in other online ADHD pages, in my parent coaching and in conversations with parents every day, I hear a common refrain: “I’m exhausted, I’m frustrated, I’m drained, I’m at my wit’s end.” Parents of children with various high needs know the sentiment all too well. […]
What is ADHD Parent Coaching?
Parenting is hard! ADHD is a whole family issue: it impacts the parent/child relationship, as well as relationships with siblings and friends, and it affects school satisfaction and performance. To be clear, parent style does not cause ADHD. However, the parenting approach that is chosen could have an effect on the family dynamic, the child’s […]
5 Tips for ADHD Success at Any Age
Raising a child with ADHD can be an exhausting endeavor. There are challenges at every age. Here are 5 tips for ADHD success that you can implement today.
5 Keys to Parenting ADHD
Parenting ADHD kids is hard, but these five tips will show you how to improve relationships and help your child at home, school and in the community immediately.