Can Your Cleaning Products Really Make ADHD Symptoms Worse?
Yes, they can and in this blog post I will show you how. Please read on to see what changes YOU can make to transform your home from a toxic environment to a safer environment for all.
“Health Coaching is the bridge that takes you from wanting something to actually achieving it.”
Can Essential Oils REALLY Calm My Child?
The answer is YES !! Essential oils have been around for centuries and used for thousands of years for all sorts of maladies. They are plant extracts that are taken from the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. In this blog post, I will show you how essential oils can be used to calm your child with ADHD and why many parents are turning to these little bottles to bring peace back into their home.
Does Your Child have ADHD and ODD?
As a mom to a child with ADHD and as a Health Coach who specializes in working with families whose children have ADHD, often times we find there is something else going on and we have to play detective to figure that out. One of the many disorders that can co-exist with ADHD is ODD and my son also has ODD.
The Missing Link in Treating ADHD?
Could sports be the missing link in your treatment of your child’s ADHD? Experts believe so. Read more…
Your Child Just Received a Diagnosis of ADHD
Your child has been struggling at school with focus, attention to detail and declining grades. Your child’s teacher told you at parent teacher conferences that your child has trouble waiting his turn and interrupts all the time. You have noticed some of the same things as well as the inability to sit still, especially at dinnertime and bedtime has been a struggle for awhile. You decided it was time to see if your child does indeed have ADHD and you just received the diagnosis. Now what are you to do?
What is a Family Health Coach? A Family Health Coach is someone who works 1:1 with you or in a group coaching program to help you facilitate change in your life and in the life of your family through science based programs, trusted information, positive encouragement and continued motivation.
Christmas is a few days away and whether you are finished with your shopping or not, it’s super important for all of you to engage in some fun activities as a family.
The holidays can be a very stressful time for all of us with all the holiday gatherings, trips away from home, school parties, gift exchanges, shopping, trips to see Santa and the list goes on and on.
Today, I’d like to chat about some practical ways that you can help your child navigate the holidays to make them less stressful for you and them
Our Kids’ Brains
The brain grows faster in the first year of life than at any other time. These are important years of social and academic learning and brain development is critically important to support these changes. 90% of a child’s brain is developed before the age of 5. Why is that fact so important? Well, this is a critical time for nutrients to get to that growing brain and as parents we want to grow the healthiest brain possible for our kids.
It’s almost Halloween and your kids are getting excited. Costumes, school parties, trick or treating and yes CANDY !! As a parent to a child with ADHD, I admit, I had a really hard time with Halloween. I dreaded the battles I knew I was facing.
I can't believe it's September and no matter where you are in this great land of ours, it's Back to School time. We started seeing back to school signs in our local stores right after July 4th, but now it's time to get down to business. It's time to make sure that we have the right backpack, lunch container, pencils, pens, markers and the like. Our kids are all set, but are they? There's one thing that I believe every home should have and especially at back to school time. Want to guess what that is? I'll give you a hint, it's in the title :)
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