It was at a lunch meeting when I first learned about integrative doctors. I was sitting across the table from Jenny, a naturopath who will be speaking at the ADHD Beyond ALL Limits conference and she asked if I was aware of integrative doctors, IRead More
If you are a parent of a child living with ADHD, you won’t be a stranger to the comment “Have you tried the diet?” Like diet is the answer to curing ADHD. Wow, if only it was THAT simple.
Although diet won’t ‘cure’ ADHD it
We all know that moment when our kids have reached that ‘high’ point and we are almost there with them, pulling our hair out.
We affectionately relate that behaviour to having a Tigger in the house. For those that need reminding Tigger is the bouncy
Following on from my 3 part series on understanding ADHD, let’s talk about medication.
This is a very common word when you are dealing with ADHD. Love it or hate it, it is there. It is up to you if you wish to introduce medication.
Over the course of the next 3 blogs, I would like to talk about accepting the ADHD label and how to work with it.
Take yourself back to the time that you received the diagnosis, did you feel that you were a failure, did you
ADHD medication – Ritalin, Adderall, Concerta, Dextroamphetamine – the list continues.
It seems to be the buzz word with ADHD and that little pill, whatever it may be has the power to put SO much pressure on a parent, it is ridiculous!
However, think about
The Therapy Dog Journey Continues.
As I mentioned in my previous blog after speaking with Breeders and looking at breeds we decided on a Border Collie.
You may think they have too much energy and for some families you may be right. But JB, my
We have considered bringing another dog into our household for a while now and here is our journey in doing so.
Have you ever thought how a dog may help your child to live with ADHD?
We have been wondering this for a while
Saturday arrived and so did the medication!
We had prepped my son that it was happening and told him it would be Saturday but he had to have breakfast first. We were ready to go, well as ready as I could be.
Well today was the day!
The decision has been made.
The medication has entered the house!
I couldn’t do it. I couldn’t go to the chemist and get the script filled, it was just too heartbreaking. My husband did it and the pills are now