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Back to School Tip #1

Transitioning from the lazy days of summer to a new school year can be challenging for all children but especially for children with ADHD.  The anticipation and unfamiliarity of a new building, new friends, and new teachers can all lead to lots of anxiety.  tour the school

Tour the school:

Take a trip to the school with your child before it officially starts. Look for your child’s new homeroom, some of the classrooms he’ll be in, his locker section, and even the restrooms. You can even make a...

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Mindfulness can help fight insomnia and improve sleep

Practicing Mindfulness guides you to the present moment, quiets the mind, and promotes relaxation. If your ADHD symptoms are creating sleep problems, Mindfulness training may help you get to sleep faster and feel rested in the morning. A research team analyzed studies on Mindfulness and sleep between 2012 to 2016 and found each study showed Mindfulness-based interventions had a positive impact on insomnia and sleep disturbances.

Try these Mindfulness techniques before bedtime.sleep mindful

Breathe and be...

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Teens with ADHD have a 62% higher risk of an automobile accident within their first month of driving

A recent study published in Healthline and conducted by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) indicates that teens with teen driverADHD have a 62% higher risk of an automobile accident within their first month of driving. Additional results of the study indicate that these teens also have an increased risk of both moving violations and driving while intoxicated. The study found that 37% of teen drivers with ADHD are still at risk up to four years after they receive their license...

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Quick Snacks That Provide a Powerful Brain Boost!

If you need a quick snack with a brain boost, you may want to reach for something with Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids. A double blind study from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden found that symptoms of ADHD (inattentive type) improved in 35% of their participants after taking supplements with Omega 3/6 fatty acids. Quick snacks that contain these healthy fats are:

Eggs
It only takes 5-10 minutes to boil eggs.  (Did you know that you can even make them in your air fryer?)  Keep...

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