Steps to Deal with ADD and ADHD
diagnosis of ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) or ADHD (Attention
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) can send an entire family into
an uncomfortable tailspin of doubt and worry. While it's often
reassuring to frazzled parents to have an actual diagnosis
to their child's symptoms, the diagnosis can raise more questions
than it answers.
Treatment for ADHD?
A recent study suggests that
spending time outdoors may help reduce symptoms of attention deficit
hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Parents of children aged 5 to 18
years old diagnosed with ADHD participated in a study. The parents
of the 322 boys and 84 girls were interviewed about how their children
behaved after participating in a wide range of activities. Some
activities were conducted inside, some outside in places without
much greenery (such as downtown areas or parking lots) and some
in relatively natural, green outdoor places (such as back yards
Kid Won’t Sit Down: Homeopathy and ADD/ADHD
child won’t sit still! Or pay attention. Or keep his
hands out of his pants. Or … So what’s a parent
to do? Consider homeopathy. In the hands of a skilled practitioner,
homeopathy can bring about some amazing changes – gentle,
permanent changes in a child diagnosed with ADD/ADHD.
Ways to Deal With ADHD
more of our youths suffering ADHD, stress syndromes, unemployment,
depression, drug use, crime and higher rates of youth suicide
than ever before, today's parents and teachers are finding
their roles more and more difficult.
and Your Toddler’s Attention Span
But you won't see an outcry from the mass media
giants in this country. You see, we live in the country where
"Why TV is Good for Kids" appeared as the cover story
in Newsweek Magazine in 2002 — the same Newsweek Magazine
that's owned by the Washington Post Company, which owns a sprawling
cable company and six broadcast stations around the country.
My Kid is Stealing!
One of the more common problems that we as parents
encounter (but that nobody likes to talk about) is what to do
when your child steals. There are a number of different reasons
children steal and a number of different ways to handle the problem.
Whatever the reason a child is stealing, parents need to approach
the problem with wisdom. If parents just react according to their
natural inclination, their response will almost certainly be wrong
violent movies, video games, and television programs harmful to
my child’s education?
The answer is “yes”
— experts agree that violent media is harmful to children
and their education. Education is the act of acquiring knowledge;
therefore, any activity that impedes this knowledge acquisition
is undesirable and problematic. There are many factors that contribute
to a child’s education, but popular media such as movies,
video games and television are profoundly influential because
statistics show that the average child spends more time in these
activities above all other activities except for sleep.
Couples: Tips for Working it Out
"All marriages require work
from both partners to continue a loving relationship," says
Eileen Bailey, director of ADDHelpline. "Marriages with
one spouse with ADD can be even more difficult and trying but
can also be rewarding, loving relationships as long as both
partners value and respect the other person and the strengths
they bring to the relationship."
Gentle Discipline Articles
for Your Teens
Give Your Kids the “N” Word
Your Kids From Fighting - Fighting Kids - Fighting Siblings
Of Conflict and
Control - Kid Discipline
To Spank Your Child or Not to Spank?
Get Your Toddler to Cooperate - Parenting
Pitching In: Simple
Ways to Get Your Family Involved
Your Parenting Comes Under Fire
Both Parents Work? Should One Stay at Home?
Playdates for Parents
it ok to spoil your kids?
Child's Feelings and Emotional Intelligence
Build Your Child’s
What You Say and What Your Children Hear
Helping Kids Cope With
News of War
Top Ten Ways to Raise Emotionally Intelligent
Be Smart With Your Children’s Feelings
How You Can Teach Your Child Respect
Responsibility - Responsible Children
The Hidden Messages
How to Help Your Marriage Survive
a New Baby
When It’s More Than the “Baby
I Yelled at My Kids
My Kids Are Driving Me Crazy!
Positive Parenting Articles
10 Reasons to Tell Your Kids
Getting Kids to Organize Themselves
Top 10 Ways to Keep Your
Kids From Fighting
Ways to Get Your Kids to Talk to You
Give Your Kids Household Chores!
Encourage Children to Play Naturally
Your Kids to Cooperate
Attachment Parenting Articles
Create a Peaceful
Long Term Attachment Parenting
Can There Be Too Much? - Attachment Parenting
Parenting Style Differences
Caring vs. Caring Too Much
Learning All Day Long
Falling off the AP Wagon