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“I’m So Exhausted”: 4 Tips to Combat Parental Burnout

Im So Exhausted: 4 Tips to Combat Parental BurnoutAre you often exhausted as a parent? Do you regularly feel drained, overwhelmed and off-balance when it comes to raising your kids? It’s hard for every parent, but when your children have tough behavioral problems, like ADHD, frequent defiance or other chronic acting-out behaviors, the task of raising them to adulthood can sometimes feel like you’re climbing a mountain without adequate supplies or the right equipment. This week, Erin Read more »

Effects of Television on ADD/ADHD Children

October 17th, 2010 Posted in Kids Behavior Tags:

boy watching tv, holding remote, TV and ADHD kids, treating ADHDAre you worried about your ADD/ADHD child watching too much television?

It is peculiar why children diagnosed with ADD/ADHD who are understandably hyperactive can concentrate in television shows or video games. Your ADD/ADHD child generally have longer attention span than anything else they do on TV.The probably can relate themselves to the heroes or villains being screened.

ADD/ADHD & The Worrying Trend

American teachers have persistently insisted that children who Read more »

ADD/ADHD – What Are The Symptoms and Treatment Options?

October 16th, 2010 Posted in Kids Behavior Tags:

ADHD Child, ADHD BoyAbout 7% of U.S. children have ADD/ADHD. In some counties, 10% of children are on ADD/ADHD medication. Let’s take a closer look at the definition, symptoms and treatment of ADD/ADHD.

ADD (Attention-Deficient Disorder )

Defined as an individual who is markedly inattentive, disorganized, distracted and forgetful. Low self-esteem and underachiever are common.

ADD Symptoms includes: Read more »