When your children are being stimulated and rewarded at a rate which no other activity or interaction can compete with (besides hard core drugs) then why on earth would they be happy about stopping it to engage in boring chit chat or antiquated hobbies with their elders? Parents are facing a problem today, that no other generation has had to contend with.
Even though we are approaching the winter months of school, your child could still be on an emotional roller-coaster from a bumpy start to the year.
Combined, a child diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can have up to 18 symptoms and as little as 12 symptoms — That’s an exhausting list, literally speaking! ADHD is mentally and physically draining, not just for your developing child but for you; as well as other adults who interact with your child on a regular basis.
Targeting appropriate behaviors for your child AFTER setting a limit, is arguably the most important aspect of teaching boundaries. This month’s continuation of the 4-part Summer Blog Series will be focusing on instructing your child how to express their feelings appropriately.