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mind·ful·ness ˈmīn(d)f(ə)lnəs/ noun 1. the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. 2. a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. There has been a lot of discussion on how mindfulness can…

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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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