Our Kids Can Thrive
#25: What to Do When Your Child Hates School
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#24: Selective Mutism and Shy Children
This show is brought to you by my coming 21 Day Gluten Free -Dairy Free Challenge for Kids and Families, starting on November 29! See all the details at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/21daychallenge Our Kids Can Thrive is now accepting guest posts! Get YOUR voice on the site by sharing your stories. Just head on over to www.ourkidscanthrive.com/submissions and I'll read your submission as soon as I can. I'm also conducting a survey so that I can serve you better! You can go fill it out at...
#23: Why Yoga is so Great for Kids with ADHD
OMG You're going to love these Yoga Pretzel cards! Get there here! www.ourkidscanthrive.com/yogapretzels There are so many reasons why yoga is great for all of us, but it's especially magical when kids with ADHD do it regularly. Listen in to find out five reasons why. This episode is brought to you by my coming 21 Day Gluten Free Dairy Free Challenge for Kids and Families! Check it out at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/21daychallenge You can also go at download my FREE eBook...
#22: 5 Natural Alternatives to Ritalin
This episode is brought to you by my coming 21 Day Gluten Free Dairy Free Challenge for Kids and Families! Check it out at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/21daychallenge Today, I've got 5 alternatives to Ritalin for you. Ritalin is known to have several side effects, including nervousness, agitation, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headaches, palpitations, insomnia, weight loss, sweating, vision problems, skin rashes, tingling... There are more potential side effects, but i'll stop there. I know...
#21: 5 Tips to Squash Nightmares
Kids with ADHD have are statistically more likely to have problems sleeping - they have more sleep apnea, insomnia, bed-wetting, snoring and other problems. Today, I have 5 tips to help your child sleep better if he or she has lots of nightmares. Nightmares are no fun for anyone - children and adults alike. Nightmares don't have to plague your child. Tune in and find some simple remedies so your child can have a decent night's sleep.
#17: Fun Sensory Activities for Kids
Here are a whole bunch of great,simple sensory activities you can easily do with your children to stimulate their senses. Lots of kids who have autism or ADHD also have sensory processing disorder. So take a listen for these great tips!
#15: 5 Natural Remedies for ADHD
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#12: Calming the Overwhelm
I had a really, really rough day today. I was just overwhelmed with all of the many requests of my kids. Here is a little bit of how it went and how I finally managed to calm the overwhelm. A few links I mention are: Lasting Love Connection with Luis Congdon Yoga Pretzels Episode #7 of Our Kids Can Thrive - 5 Tips for City Dwellers
#11 - Vacationing: 5 Tips for Vacationing with your Special Needs Kid
Yay for summer! Vacationing with your special needs kid doesn't need to be a nightmare - in fact, you and your family can have tons of fun together - just make sure that you plan everything out first! Here are my 5 tips for vacationing with your special needs kid. I hope these tips will make your vacation this summer easy as pie! Check out episode 11 of the podcast here and don't forget to (pwease!) leave me a rating and a review at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/iTunes!
#9 Homework - 5 Homework Tips for Distracted Kids
Does your child have a hard time getting homework done? Is procrastination the name of the game? I can't say that I have all of the answers but these 5 homework tips for distracted kids have helped my children. Homework, for most kids, is an inevitable fact of life. We have figured out these few hacks so homework isn't a nightmare. Hopefully, your kids aren't getting too much homework. I personally believe that homework shouldn't be given every day and that it shouldn't last hours and...
#7: 5 Tips for City Dwellers
5 Tips for City Dwellers When I lived in a small, 6th floor apartment - with not even a balcony - of a bustling city with all of my boys, things were tight. I felt like we were always right on top of each other and I definitely didn't feel any connection to nature. If you read my previous post, you know that there are a few reasons to spend lots of time outside (preferably barefoot). This is true for us adults but it's even more crucial for our little ones. Check out the latest podcast for...