A Balanced Holiday Season with ADD
When members of your family have Attention Deficit Disorder, holidays might not be your favorite part of the year. Instead of the joys of family members and friends, they can bring stress and chaos to a household. How can you put the joy back into holidays, when you have ADD in the family?
ADD and Creating Great Holidays
How do you create a great holiday? Start with having the whole family work on the plan together. Then, put your creative ideas into action!
ADD and Family Holidays
Many groups celebrate their holiday customs in the early winter. For families who have members with Attention Deficit Disorder, these holidays can be trying. The family routine goes right out the window. How can you make this a great holiday season while spending time with family & friends?
ADD and Halloween Plans
It's the day before the spookiest day of the year—Halloween! Now, what do you do if you don't have a plan for your kids who have Attention Deficit Disorder? Gather your ideas and make a quick plan. When family members have ADD, putting a quick plan into place is a lot better than no plan at all.
ADD and Holiday Stress Busters
There are times that you want a lovely holiday season, but the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder get in the way. Planning helps this, and you need to be selective about what you commit your time and resources to over the holiday season. With creativity you can build your joyous season.
ADD and Planning a Pleasant Holiday
Sometimes parties and events of a holiday season just fly by people with Attention Deficit Disorder. It's not because they don't want to have an amazing holiday season. It has to do with planning. Planning for the holiday season means making lists—lots of lists! Then, you work your plan.
Fireworks Safety and Attention Deficit Disorder
Impulsivity and inattention are hallmarks of Attention Deficit Disorder. When you combine these traits with fireworks, you have an explosive and dangerous combination. Factor into this equation the inexperience and feelings of invincibility of childhood and you have a perfect storm for injury.
Gift Ideas List for Adults with ADD
Do you need ideas for gifts to give to an adult who has Attention Deficit Disorder? This list of gift ideas may help.
Gifts for Adults with ADD
Does buying a useful gift for that special somebody with Attention Deficit Disorder mean purchasing an organizer or a calendar? It doesn't have to! Get helpful gift ideas to bring pleasure to those friends and family members who have ADD.
Halloween and Kids with ADD
What is the most boooo-tiful sound in the world on Halloween? Kids laughing and enjoying themselves! With planning, kids with Attention Deficit Disorder can have a wonderful Halloween that they will smile about all year long.
Halloween Safety and ADD
Halloween can be an outstanding adventure for your child with ADD, or it can be a disaster. What makes the difference? Parental planning, plus normal precautions, can soften some of the effects of impulsivity and giving in to peer pressure that can occur on an unsupervised Halloween night.
Halloween Safety and Kids with ADD
Kids with ADD can have a wonderful time on Halloween! It works well with their natural high spirits, energy, and creativity. However, parents need to add structure to the evening to help their little ghosts and goblins stay safe.
Handling ADD and Less Structured Times
It is that time of year again. For many parents Spring Break is imminent. Whether it is time for Spring Break, or you just need some tips for those times when kids go off their schedules, these articles will help you. There is a clickable link to each article and a brief description.
Happy Halloween with ADD
Halloween is a time to be joyous, playful and creative. I've seen some creative costumes that would especially suit kids with Attention Deficit Disorder. These glow-in-the-dark costumes look best on kids who really know how to move! Doesn't that just describe those active kids with ADD?
Happy Kids with ADD in the Summertime
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.
Holiday Gifts and ADD
Are you looking for a gift that keeps on giving, is green, costs no money, and is tailored to the tastes of your special friend? Let BellaOnline help. Make a BellaOnline Bundle! Follow the instructions in this article, and have fun making wonderful e-gifts for those people that you appreciate.
Holiday Visits and Kids with ADD
When kids with Attention Deficit Disorder are around people who barely know them, the results can be volatile. A holiday season brings opportunities for visits with people that we care for. What can you do to improve the outcomes of these visits? Here are suggestions to make everybody's day better!
Kids with ADD and Simple Tips for Better Holidays
Holidays can be wonderful, but they are inherently stressful, especially if you have children with ADD. Keeping a good schedule for the youngsters with ADD is important. Here are simple tips for making the holidays better for everybody.
Low Stress Holiday Guide for ADD
How does Attention Deficit Disorder affect winter holidays? People want that time to be joyous. There's so much to bring together for a festive holiday. If getting distracted and having struggles staying on track are problems, and they often are with ADD, then this guide has articles that can help.
New Year’s Goal Plans and ADD
Do you make New Year's resolutions only to find them falling apart in less than a week? A resolution without a plan is just a dream that's doomed to fail. Learn to make effective plans that work for you and help you achieve your goals.
Parenting Kids with ADD During Holidays
Especially during the holiday season, parenting kids with Attention Deficit Disorder, can be a challenge. Traveling to different places to see family and friends can be a time of joy, but it can also test the strongest nerves. These articles can be helpful in parenting kids during the holidays.
Planning a Thanksgiving Holiday with ADD
When you need to plan a lovely Thanksgiving, tools can help. These articles are the tools that can guide you to a wonderful day. They contain ideas and tips for making the Thanksgiving holiday a great time to spend with family and friends.
Planning a Vacation with ADD
Do you want to take a vacation that doesn't put you deep into debt and 5 pounds heavier when you get back? With careful planning, you can have a wonderful vacation that allows your folks with ADD to spread their wings! Your whole family can relax, see sights, and enjoy the time together.
Safe Summer Fun with ADD
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.
Simple Spring Break Tips for Kids with ADD
Families look forward to the Spring Break. With a bit of planning and structure, the time away from school can be great for your kid with ADD. Your whole family can enjoy this time together. These tips can help!
Taking a Road Trip with ADD
Planning is the key to taking a road trip when you have Attention Deficit Disorder. Research, a calendar, lists, and a safe place to keep your planning tools will help to smooth your road. Don't let the inattentive side of ADD derail your wonderful trip. Let your ADD creativity come to the fore!
Thankful for My Attention Deficit Disorder
Why would anyone say that they are thankful for having Attention Deficit Disorder in their life? While it's a mixed blessing, overall I am glad that I have ADD. It has made me more caring and compassionate. I just wish that everybody could experience ADD, if only for a little while!
Thanksgiving Planning and ADD
Thanksgiving is often a time of stress, instead of the time of joy and fellowship that we crave. Is there a way to make it better? Planning is the key to the Thanksgiving of your dreams. Use this plan to make it a memorable day.
The Attention Deficit Disorder Gift List
What are the "gifts" of Attention Deficit Disorder? Each of us has a different definition of what we consider as a gift. In the Attention Deficit Forum at BellaOnline, we generated a list of some of the "gifts" of ADD. The result is an often quirky list of traits that can enrich our lives.
Valentine's Day Cards and ADD
A BellaOnline Bundle is the perfect Valentine’s Day card for anybody with access to a computer and who loves learning. This is a card that does not clutter the house. Let me tell you how to build one—or several of these free and lovely cards for the special people in your life.
Valentine's Day Presents for ADD
When it comes to Valentine's Day for a loved one with Attention Deficit Disorder, why not try this radical idea? Get them a coloring book and the art supplies to go with it!
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