Recently ADHD has become such a normal part of our everyday lives that it is quite common for the term to be thrown around as part of our everyday conversation, often in the context of describing our need to be constantly multitasking or our absent-mindedness and inability to focus or stay still or present. In [...]
Editor’s note: We are thrilled to feature guest blogger Jackie Hebert of BeyondBookSmart.com where a version of this article was published. Students in elementary school often have good reason to feel anxious. Whether it’s taking tests in class, handling unexpected changes in a schedule, or remembering to take their materials home or to school, young students have [...]
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.
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.
As kids get older, they consider it a rite of passage to get to stay up later. Meanwhile, weary parents ache over which scenario is worse—getting the kids to bed at a reasonable hour or trying to get them up for school in the morning.