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The ADHD Family

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We know family management can be challenging, especially when you or your children struggle with ADHD. Below you will find some helpful tips to assist you with the day to day. Also check out Nanny’s Circle, our complete family management app. Give Nanny 20 minutes a week, and she’ll take care of the rest! 1.Take…

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Fueling our Brains & Bodies

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We know that ADHD is linked to higher incidence of Executive Function deficits. And, Executive Function supports our ability to make decisions about the foods we eat. Think about it. Do you ever eat as a reaction to stress, boredom or over-stimulation? Are you prone to emotional overeating? Are you waiting until the last minute…

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Inattentiveness and Academic Performance

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We recently posted about the correlation between Self-image and Academic Performance. And, interestingly, other studies also suggest that there is “a significant and replicated link between parent reports of inattention in their primary school children and future academic achievement, approximately 10 years later.” This, of course, compounds the issues tied to self worth because as…

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What causes ADHD?

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No one knows what causes ADHD. Over the last several years, searching for the cause of ADHD has been equivalent to searching for the Holy Grail. A new study Published in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, finds "Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a collection of discrete disorders in which the brain functions in completely different…

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Can it be Adult-Onset ADHD?

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Recently Psychology Today published an article that sheds light on what is known as Adult-Onset ADHD, or Late-Onset ADHD. What is interesting is that it might not be as common as we thought. If you survived childhood without having to deal with the frustration of ADHD, then the inattentiveness or hyperactivity you are experiencing now,…

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ADHD, Daylight Savings Time, & Sleep Problems

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“I can't shut off my mind so I can fall asleep!” Sound familiar? Now that we have “fallen back” to daylight savings time, many adults with ADHD are experiencing a disruption in their ‘circadian rhythm.’ The most common connotation to ‘circadian rhythm’ is something we all need more of: sleep. For many adults with ADHD, disrupted…

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ADHD Does Not Have to be Scary!

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ADHD Does Not Have to be Scary! Halloween is an exciting time for all children, but your ADHD child may seem a bit overly excited during this time. The costumes, the change of schedule, the candy, and parties can all add up to over excitement, less sleep, and more impulsive behaviors. Make certain to take…

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