Crafting · parenting · Promoting Mental Health

Crafting as Therapy: Unlocking the Potential for Neurodivergent Children

Crafting has been a lifeline for my my daughter, who lives with ADHD. It has empowered her to focus, express herself, develop fine motor skills, boost her self-esteem, and engage with the world in a way that suits her unique needs. If you have a neurodivergent child, I encourage you to explore the world of crafting with them. It's not just about creating beautiful objects; it's about nurturing their potential, supporting their emotional well-being, and fostering their growth. Crafting, as we've discovered, is more than a hobby; it's a powerful form of therapy for neurodivergent children, offering them a world of possibilities and self-discovery.

parenting · Promoting Mental Health

Navigating ADHD: A Mother’s Guide to Beneficial Coping Skills for Children

Parenting a child with ADHD can be a challenging journey, but it's one filled with growth and discovery. By implementing these coping skills and seeking professional guidance when needed, you can help your child navigate the challenges of ADHD while nurturing their unique strengths. Most importantly, always remember to celebrate the small victories and cherish the moments that make your child extraordinary, ADHD and all.

parenting · Promoting Mental Health

Navigating Life with ADHD: A Mother’s Perspective

Parenthood is a journey filled with joys and challenges. As a mother of a 9-year-old with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and anxiety, my family has embarked on a unique adventure. In this blog post, I'd like to share our experiences, shed light on what ADHD is, and discuss how it affects children. What is… Continue reading Navigating Life with ADHD: A Mother’s Perspective

parenting · Promoting Mental Health

Empowering Girls with ADHD: The Benefits of Youth Sports

As a mother of a 9-year-old girl with ADHD, I can attest to the transformative power of youth sports. The benefits extend far beyond the field or the court, impacting various aspects of my daughter's life in a positive way. Improved focus, physical health, self-esteem, social skills, and time management are all invaluable gifts that sports have bestowed upon her. I encourage parents with children facing similar challenges to consider involving their daughters in sports, as the benefits are not only physical but also emotional and psychological, helping them lead more fulfilling lives and become their best selves.

parenting · Promoting Mental Health

Nurturing the Spark Within: The Importance of Mental Health in Young Girls

Mental health issues can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, or background. However, there is often a stigma associated with discussing these challenges in children, particularly young girls. The first step in addressing this is normalizing conversations around mental health and acknowledging that seeking help is not a sign of weakness.