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don't nag

Why Nagging Doesn’t Work – ESPECIALLY for ADD

By Elaine Taylor-Klaus

Nagging Tends to Backfire It is a common misconception in the world of ADHD that nagging is the “ONLY WAY”…

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Kids Who are Falling Behind

Standing Up For Kids Who Are Falling Behind

By Diane Dempster

About a year ago, I bumped into a mom from elementary school days whom I hadn’t seen in years. Naturally,…

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Help with homework

How to Help with Homework: Be a Body Double

By Elaine Taylor-Klaus

What It Means To Be A Body Double? Tonight, I helped my daughter with her homework. She was studying for…

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trouble getting started

4 Reasons ADD Kids Have Trouble “Getting Started”

By Elaine Taylor-Klaus

No Magic Tricks Here Like so many challenges our kids face, I cannot wave a magic wand and change my…

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Six Things to STOP Saying to your (ADHD) Kids

By Elaine Taylor-Klaus

One of the most common questions I hear from parents – in coaching sessions, on training calls – is “how do I say that so that my child will respond?”

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5 Magic Words: What Is Most Important Here?

By Diane Dempster

Transition times can be an absolute nightmare for parents of complex kids. Whether its end-of-school-year, or breaks during the year,…

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parenting

8 Tips for Parenting Kids with ADHD

By Elaine Taylor-Klaus

Words to Live by When Parenting Complex Kids Much of what I’ve needed to know as a parent I learned…

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Fake It ‘Til You Make It!

By Diane Dempster

The Power of Confidence We all know that one of the most valuable things that we can give our kids…

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embarrassing conversations with your kids

5 Tips for Having Embarrassing Conversations with Your Kids

By Elaine Taylor-Klaus

A few years back, after the stunning death of Cory Monteith (of “Glee” fame), US magazine quoted a source saying, “He…

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