Smart Cube Timer. Smart Cubed.

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If timing’s everything, this little timer can become very valuable at your house. Take it to wherever the desired task is. 5 minutes of math problems for your daughter? Go! A family cleaning blitz of the playroom? Get ready and go! Use for everything from cooking to homework to quiet time (otherwise known as naps.) Simply set the timer with your time selection facing up. Get busy until you hear the loud alarm. Set the timer back to zero to silence it. NOTE: Each color has a different set of times, for example, the purple one has Choose from 5, 10, 20 or 30 minutes and the white has 5, … [Read more...]

A Roadmap for traveling with ADHD

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It's Thanksgiving time in the United States, time to travel. Although the refrain of "over the river and through the woods" has transitioned to "over the highway and through the tollbooths", no matter how far you roam, travel is an adventure. Traveling with ADHD kids, however can turn into a misadventure - if you're not prepared for it. Here are a few tried and true tips for traveling with your favorite ADHD child(ren)... 1. Timed Travel. Perhaps because their brains are all over the place, ADHD kids like the comfort of a routine. Traveling usually means they are off that routine and a … [Read more...]

How Do You Organize Your Time?

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I'm working on rewriting an article that was posted several years ago, and I sort of got stuck on #2, Order, Order which talks about getting organized. The original post talks about how my husband and I use Palms to organize our busy households. Funny how the Palm - which was the cutting edge back then - now seems so dated. And it's amazing how we went from being totally dependent on a PDA (when's the last time you heard that term?) to not needing it at all. Since our kids have started to drive, they basically keep their own schedules. And I work at home, so I've just been using the Outlook … [Read more...]