Getting Rid of Clutter

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So you've made a resolution, and this year you're getting rid of clutter! You're going to eliminate the clutter! ADHD kids crave order, even if they don't act like it. If your home is in disarray, your children can't focus. If you haven't already, make it your New Year's resolution to clear a path - and clear the clutter! There are several great online products to help you de-clutter and organize your stuff. One of my favorite resources is Fly Lady. She'll nag via email, and help you organize your life step by step - with no charge - including getting rid of clutter! Another unique … [Read more...]

The New Year – Looking Back and Looking Forward

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The New Year has always been a time to reflect on the past, and look forward to the future. The name "January" actually comes from the name of the Roman god Janus, who has two faces for standing at the threshold and looking backwards and forwards in time. Take a minute and look back on your year with your kids. Start with the accomplishments they have made - big and small. Think about: Academics (made it to regionals on her science project) Organization (kept up with his bookbag the entire year) Personal responsibility (remembered to feed the dog without being nagged too … [Read more...]