Five Tips to Help Your Children Manage the Excitement of the Holidays Even if they Have ADHD
Santa's coming! And for some moms that means fun, fun, fun!
And for the rest of us, it can mean anxiety over how our children will behave. With the added excitement, loaded to-do lists, more sugar, and less structure Santa's arrival means overstimulation for our kids.
Taking a moment to think of what our kids need during the holidays will pay off. This is Step Three (The Five Needs) in my 6-Step Plan.
The Five Needs are; Survival, Freedom, Love & Belonging, Power, and Fun.
Clearly state ex…
5-Tips for NO-Drama Holidays
Dreading the yearly argument about whose family to visit?
I've got Five Co-parenting tips before the holidays arrive!
We all want our children to be happy. So before the Holiday season is in full swing, it is essential to have a solid plan for visiting family during the holidays.
The holidays can often intensify already highly charged emotions like old resentments, confusion, and anxiety. Our culture has often painted the holiday season as a time to bond and celebrate as a family but being ar…
- Step 1 Seasons of Parenting (infants, toddlers, school-age, tween, teen) (7)
- Toddler (1)
- Teen (2)
- Tween (1)
- Step 2 Mission & Vision (goals, legacy, dreams) (5)
- Technology (devices, screentime) (3)
- Step 3 The Five Needs (Responsive Family) (5)
- Angry Child (defiance, emotions, strong-willed child) (2)
- Self Care (2)
- Step 4 Shared Responsibilities (Chores) (2)
- Homework (1)
- Step 5 Family Meetings (Communication) (2)
- Holidays (2)
- Routines and Schedules (mornings, bedtime) (1)
- Step 6 Discipline (Consequences) (2)