How to use positive rewards to teach ADHD time management

Build positive activities as rewards into your day

Poor time management due to ADHD can have a big impact on life. I have seen the problems it creates for my husband. I am starting early with Little Bit, to hopefully give her techniques to use into adulthood. Here’s how to use positive rewards to teach ADHD time management. What does time management look… Continue reading How to use positive rewards to teach ADHD time management

Screen free activities for an emotionally safe creative outlet

ADHD can come with lots of energy to work out. Excess energy and poor executive function can lead to getting in trouble frequently. Emotional dysregulation can be a big part of life, and can be exacerbated frequent corrections. Screen time can feel like a safe zone, but can come with other problems. Screen free activities… Continue reading Screen free activities for an emotionally safe creative outlet

Gymnastics competition survival kit for parents

I love the crazy gymnastics life! Competitions are full of excitement, nerves, and proud mama moments. But gymnastics competitions are long! Sessions can be 4 hours long, which can get really uncomfortable if you aren’t well prepared. Here are things I recommend including in your gymnastics competition survival kit for parents. Get comfortable Seating for… Continue reading Gymnastics competition survival kit for parents

How to create “safe” spaces that aren’t screen time

In a conversation with my husband about limiting screen time for Little Bit, my husband brought up his experience. As a child, and even as an adult, video games was his ”safe space” to succeed without judgement. In his childhood, where his ADHD wasn’t understood, there was often a feeling of failure or disappointing others.… Continue reading How to create “safe” spaces that aren’t screen time

Useful ADHD (sugar free) Easter basket ideas

Easter, among many holidays, is known for lots of sugary treats. But with many ADHD kiddos, excessive sugar can be problematic. How can you make the holidays fun, without sending behavior off track? Here are some useful AHDH (sugar free) Easter basket ideas. Sensory Fidget toys are all the rage Many sensory fidget toys are… Continue reading Useful ADHD (sugar free) Easter basket ideas

Easy DIY Toilet Bombs make cleaning fun

Almost nobody enjoys cleaning toilets. Unfortunately it’s one of those necessary evils. Read how this easy DIY toilet bombs makes cleaning fun. It’s not magic, but if even Little Bit likes dropping these in the toilet regularly, it helps cut down on the build up. It still needs a toilet brush sometimes, but every little… Continue reading Easy DIY Toilet Bombs make cleaning fun

10 Homeschool Myths, and reasons it works

I absolutely believed a lot of myths about homeschooling before I started the journey. Here are 10 homeschool myths that people bring up frequently. I had no intention of homeschooling my kids, but here we are in our 6th year. It’s not always been easy, but I don’t think I’d trade it for the alternatives.… Continue reading 10 Homeschool Myths, and reasons it works

Easy Play dough to calm the senses

If you have a kiddo with ADHD, you know they are always moving, talking, or touching everything! Emotions can run high with a sudden change, or something doesn’t go their way. Check out this easy play dough to calm the senses. This DIY recipe is quick and easy. It contains common ingredients with the addition… Continue reading Easy Play dough to calm the senses