Some degree of distractibility is normal for all of us and depends on a variety of factors, such as sleep quality, time of day, and interest in a particular subject matter or activity. ADHD distractibility is in a different category altogether.
The beginning of the year brings up a range of feelings for students of all ages. There is the promise of a fresh start: new notebooks, pencils and crayons, different teachers and classmates. Some kids are eager to see old friends they have not seen all summer and catch up on their new experiences. Students [...]
We are pleased to bring you another guest post from Charles Carpenter at healingsounds.info. Charles discusses ways to help your child find productive, fun and self-confidence boosting outlets. Thank you, Charles for the helpful resource! ************************ Hobbies are great ways for kids to learn while having fun doing something they really enjoy. Children gain a [...]
Thousands of kids go to summer camp each year and learn fascinating new skills. When you think of camp, things like archery and swimming probably come to mind. While most camps do revolve around physical activity, there’s so much more to them than that. Many summer camps focus on building relationships through trust and honesty. [...]
School is back in session for many kids, and starting up again soon for others. Thus, effectively finding ways to motivate kids may be on your mind. While its true that giving your kids a nudge can help in almost every aspect of their life, sometimes it can feel easier said than done. Unfortunately, if you [...]
Building a parent-teacher partnership is beneficial in many ways. Most of all, it makes it easier to communicate with your child’s teacher and get a real sense of what’s going on in the classroom. The biggest benefit, though, is for your child. If you’re willing to form a parent-teacher partnership, both of you will be on [...]
Many parents overlook social anxiety in their child because they think they’re just shy or reserved. In reality, social anxiety is much more serious than shyness. Thus, it’s important to understand the signs and know what you can do to help your child interact confidently and build healthy relationships. For the sake of clarity, there are [...]
As your teen gets older, it’s normal for them to want to start making their own money. As their parent, you might even encourage it! They can sta As your teen gets older, it’s normal for them to want to start making their own money. As their parent, you might even encourage it! They can [...]
There are plenty of old stereotypes that go along with kids not wanting to do their homework. Unfortunately, many of these stereotypes ring true, causing headache-inducing power struggles between parents and students every evening.
Encouraging your child to be who they are is actually one of the biggest learning resources you can provide. Everyone learns differently and has interests in different things. By encouraging the pursuit of those interests, even after school, you’re setting your child up for a lifetime of greater success. Unfortunately, academics don’t often allow our [...]