Parenting

Coaching Vs. Therapy: What’s the Difference?

Coaching and therapy may share some similarities, but they are not the same thing. If you're wondering about the distinction between coaching and therapy, check it out! If you have experiences with both modalities, you may find the Venn Diagram [...]

7 Key Executive Function Skills and Their Powerful Remote Control Buttons For Your Brain

Last week Jenny McKeand and I had the awesome opportunity to talk with the founders of Journey Peds, a clinic in Edina, MN that specializes in speech, language, occupational, and physical therapy needs for infants, toddlers, children, and teens. [...]

Leaning into Neurodiversity as an Identity – Not Something to be Fixed

Neurodiversity celebration week is one month away! What are we celebrating? Neurodiversity describes the idea that people experience and interact with the world around them in many different ways; there is no one "right" way of thinking, learning, and [...]

By |2024-02-15T10:58:37-06:00February 15th, 2024|ADHD, Executive Functioning Skills, Parenting|

3 Benefits of Emotional Regulation I’ve Learned From the Passengers’ Seat

Your Rollercoaster of Emotions Happiness. Sadness. Disgust. Fear. Surprise. Anger. Emotions come in all shapes and sizes, don't they? You may already know that your emotions can vary greatly throughout the day. Especially when you are hungry, angry, tired, [...]

Executive Function Skills: Magical Unicorns of Success

Executive Functions Skills. They’re magical unicorns when we can figure out what they are and how they fit into our dynamic day-to-day life. But when we think of ways in which we can strengthen and improve EFs in our children, [...]

12 Quirks You Didn’t Know Where ADHD Related

ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide. My kids have said it's like having a circus in your brain, complete with clowns and acrobats - especially when you want to concentrate. We [...]

Stressful Parenting Moments: How to Practice Wizard Brain Instead of Lizard Brain

Teaching (and Learning) Emotional Regulation You can’t teach your child calming strategies when you are triggered yourself. Based on an Article By Rebecca Branstetter, Ph.D. You know that parenting meme that's been doing the rounds recently, using Toy Story [...]

By |2024-01-09T22:43:38-06:00December 28th, 2023|Parenting, Stress & Anxiety|

Gritty Entrepreneurs and ADHD Characteristics

Going “out on your own” requires passion, creativity, and risk-taking, characteristics commonly used to describe individuals who have ADHD. . In fact, as many as 40% of entrepreneurs report having ADHD or executive function difficulties that negatively impacted their school [...]

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