Attention Deficit Disorder

Connie Mistler Davidson

A recent study conducted at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center said "More sleep may help teens with ADHD focus and organize." Typically developing teens had been studied to see how sleep affected their executive functioning; teens with ADHD hadn't been research subjects on this topic.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Good nutrition can improve the negative symptoms of ADD by giving the body its best chance to build great brain chemistry. Peanut Vegetable Soup is nutrient dense, and it is filled with good fats, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. Try this delicious and rich-tasting soup soon. Yummy!

Connie Mistler Davidson

If your family loves fried rice, let me introduce you to a healthier, lower carb version. Replace the rice with riced cauliflower. This dish is delicious, nutritious, and wildly satisfying. Optimum nutrition means better brain chemistry to help alleviate the negative symptoms of ADD/ADHD.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Keep those active, creative kids with Attention Deficit Disorder safe around water. This list of water safety tips can help you educate the children who you love about what to do and not do around water. There is no reason for any child to drown through a lack of education or adult inattention.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Power your family's brains with these nutritious and delicious blueberry muffins. They are great nutrition to support good brain functioning that can help to improve the negative symptoms of ADD. Brain healthy foods can be tasty. Try these easy-to-make blueberry muffins.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Summer! Time for lazy nights with no homework! Vacation! There is always time for fun, family, and fantastic adventures in the warm summer sunshine! It's important to keep those impulsive rascals with ADD safe. Here are some articles to help your family and friends have safe summer fun with ADD.

Connie Mistler Davidson

What is your early morning routine like with your school-age children with Attention Deficit Disorder? Many times what happens in the early morning before school sets the stage for the child's day. The parent is usually impacted, too. Why are mornings often so awful, and how can they be improved?

Connie Mistler Davidson

While college freshmen with Attention Deficit Disorder start their first year full of energy and hope, by mid-semester they are often bogged down in the abyss of academic struggles. Are they there to stay? Can they dig out? What can be done to salvage the academic semester?

Connie Mistler Davidson

How can you keep impulsive kids happy and safe in the freedom that is summertime? From hiking to swimming to running the neighborhood, there are always opportunities for joy and danger. The secret to a great summer is planning. Below, I have gathered some summer themed articles to help you plan.

Connie Mistler Davidson

Day after day the unrelenting stress of life can pressure us. When you have ADD, this type of stress can increase distractibility. What can you do? Take a deep breath and step away from your daily routine. Meditate in the outdoors! Lose your stress and find the clarity of mind that helps symptoms.