Time Management Tips to Help You Sleep

sleeping womanADHD symptoms can make it difficult to get enough sleep every night. Science Daily reports that about 75% of children and adults with ADHD also struggle with sleep problems. One of these problems can be the inability to manage time effectively and “time blindness”. The first step to a well-rested day is to make certain you or your child have the opportunity to get 7-9 hours of rest each night.

Here are 5 time management tips to help you get more Zzzzz’s:

  1. Schedule sleep as an activity on...
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Exercise and ADHD. Don’t Forget Gym Class!

yoga kidsMany of you are busy setting up your child’s home school schedule.  Your dining room has become a classroom.  Your child’s school schedule is in front of the computer with a series of Zoom meetings.  It is easy for all of us to get distracted sitting in front of a screen.  Just imagine how difficult it is for your child with ADHD.

Exercise is an essential part of everyone’s daily schedule.  But it is important now more than ever to make certain you have “Gym Class”...

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Emotion regulation skills. Can a dog be the answer?

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We teach our dogs how to sit, roll over, and speak.  But can a dog teach your ADHD child emotion regulation skills?

If you own a dog, you know the wonderful feeling of Scruffy meeting you at the door with unconditional love and lots of wet kisses.  You can feel the stress of the day disappear as your dog snuggles in for that most important belly rub.  

Studies now show that not only do you get good feelings from your dog, but your dog can actually help your ADHD child...

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Executive Function @ Home Activity

EF homePeople with ADHD tend to experience very strong emotions. As a result, they sometimes get carried away by their feelings and respond impulsively without considering how their actions will affect themselves or others.

Take some time today to start understanding and controlling your emotions. Improving your emotional control will in turn improve your focus, impulse control, stress management, and relationships.

At first glance, this exercise might seem to serve the same purpose as a journal or...

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