For parents with a child with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD or ADD), frustrations can be at an all-time high as they can’t control the disorder. But one thing they can control are the symptoms and their triggering factors. How a parent will react to a child with ADHD is also controllable. There are tips on parenting kids with ADHD. All you have to arm yourself with is the patience to make it through the day without having to lose your sanity.
The first part of this blog was about tips on how to minimize the stress of living day to day with an ADHD child at home. Of course, being a parent, you will do anything you can to assist your child, but what are those things that you can do which will have a positive effect on him? There is creating a daily routine, setting rules, keeping your child busy and setting up rewards and consequences. In this last part, more tips will be discussed.
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Young kids, specifically toddler age children are so cute and cuddly. It is the time when they learn how to crawl, walk, talk, and other things. But it is also the period wherein the first they display some bad ways. Continue reading Toddler Behavior Problems And How To Handle Them
Being a parent of an ADHD child is a challenge. You will go crazy at times just keeping up with your child. It is stress level ten, to say the least, especially if you have other kids who can’t seem to understand why your ADHD kid is behaving that way.
My only son has ASD with ADHD. I know it sounds scary especially for those who haven’t got a clue on developmental delays and behavioral disorders. No, I didn’t take drugs when I was a teen who then led to my son having these disorders. Again, another NO – I didn’t smoke weed while I was pregnant which then made the brain cells of my son go dry. No, no, and no. I didn’t drown myself on pills which made him the way he is now. These are such ludicrous myths enveloping kids with dual diagnoses. Continue reading When Your Child Has ASD And ADHD Combined
I couldn’t believe my ears when my son’s Kindergarten teacher told me to have my son checked with a Neuro-developmental pediatrician. What is that specialist even an expert of? The name sounds so serious – neuro, I think, is connected with the brain. Developmental means the progress of a child and pediatrician is a doctor for kids. So, does it say that there is a brain development disorder on a child? ON MY CHILD??? Continue reading When Others Tell You That Your Son Has ASD – What To Do?