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Let me start out by saying that I am not a doctor, nor have I conducted any large studies on this subject. I am merely a mother making an observation and looking for an answer. My daughter and husband both have ADHD. They also both have frequent nosebleeds. And no, it is not a side effect of medication, allergies, or picking their nose. (Yuck!) Within 30 minutes after asking other parents on my Facebook group if their ADHDers have frequent nosebleeds too, 7 out of 10 said...

I had my child baptized when she was three months old and she’s been attending a private Catholic school since she was in Kindergarten. My husband and I are Catholic, but we’re not super duper religious. We do say a prayer before we eat dinner and we go to church at least twice a month. For whatever reason, my child has always taken an interest in learning about God and Jesus since she was very young. (I’m talking two years old here.) She enjoys hearing...

My six year old daughter isn’t like most kids.  She has ADHD and has a difficult time staying focused on her homework.  An assignment that takes an average child 15 minutes to complete takes my daughter at least 30 minutes.  It’s not because she isn’t as smart as her classmates.  She is actually very bright (and no, I’m not just saying that because I’m her mother).  To put it quite simply, my daughter’s brain is wired differently.  She gets distracted by everything.  (If I am not monitoring...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and soon, your child will be out of school for a couple of weeks. Keep their minds stimulated and their bodies exercising by doing these 12 fun and festive activities with them: #1. Reindeer [Math] Games – Sorting by Color and Size Directions: Print out this FREE Reindeer Math Game Printable (Courtesy of The Educator’s Spin On It). (Note: Make sure you print in color.) Depending on your child’s age, have either your child or yourself cut out the pictures of the...

Instead of putting your child in “Time Out,” try creating a Calm Down Space for them.  My daughter has ADHD and as many of you parents of special needs children know, our children have a lot of feelings, which can result in a lot of emotional meltdowns. Even if your child doesn’t have special needs, having a calming and comfortable place for them to go to when they are feeling overwhelmed or frustrated is a very good idea. Where should the Calm Down Space be? Decide with your child where their Calm Down Space will...

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