- Published: Wednesday, 12 December 2018 00:01
The holiday whirlwind is kicking up dust already. The endless parade of celebrations, parties, and concerts has begun its march. Cooking, decorating, shopping, and entertaining already dominate our weekends. And so it’s no wonder that our kids (and us, too!) are beginning to feel exhausted, disappointed, and quite...
Q: “Why are attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) coaches so expensive? Are there any effective alternatives that cost less?” — ADHDerMom
“Wait, Lee, you forgot your lunch…” But she was gone, her car visible only for a second before disappearing down the hill. Here we go again. In the rush to make it out the door and get to her college class on time, lunch was a regular casualty—even when she took the trouble to make it the...
December 7, 2018
As the holiday shopping season enters full swing, the American Academy of Pediatrics has released a well-timed clinical report1 on the best toys to support child development, executive functioning, and self-regulation. And the winners are clear: low-tech classics that propel creativity, movement, and personal...
Hey, Holiday Anxiety. I’ve grown accustomed to your sister, Everyday Anxiety. She’s pretty bad. But you are a life-ruiner, a magic-stealer, a joy-thief. I hate you.
The week before Thanksgiving, you make your grand entrance with worry, lumpy mashed potatoes, and sweaty fear. You are my constant, unwanted companion...
…Thank you. Thank you from the deepest pit of my heart.
I am sorry that I didn’t sound enthused when I answered the phone. I knew it was the school and was preparing myself for what you were going to say. I feared you were calling about his subpar PARC scores, his 2 weeks’ worth of unfinished classwork,...
November 19, 2018
Last week, the maker of Dyanavel XR presented new research that demonstrates the liquid stimulant medication is effective in reducing symptoms of attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD) in patients aged 6 and older for up to 13 hours with a sustained release.
Tris Pharma, Inc., the biopharmaceutical company...
The holidays are supposed to be filled with joy. So why does it seem like they get more stressful every year?
Part of what gets us out of balance, overwhelmed, frazzled, exhausted, especially at this holiday season is our expectations. Our perceptions and thoughts actually contribute to much of our own unhappiness or feelings...