The Gift that Saves Lives
I was 6 years old, and on some Saturdays my father and I would travel to Chatham, Ontario to do a bit of shopping and visiting. He would meet with a group of other men, a real estate broker, a clothier and others. I would often play on the floor of the clothing shop with a truck or car while the men would sip coffee from very small cups and talk business. After stopping for a small bag of chocolates, we would then walk back to the car for the trip home. The first time it h
Leaving Tasks to the Last Minute - ADHD?
You have deadlines to complete tasks at work, personal ones and even those of what to buy for someone as we approach the holidays. Leaving tasks to the last minute can cause an increase in stress and anxiety. But last minute pressure can also do something to your brain that then makes you complete the boring task or work just in the nick of time. Here are some ideas: A certain type of ADHD that is identified with an evaluation that includes the qEEG is central slowing. Th
Wimp Parents Need to Stop Using Time-Out
If you are using time-out as a form of discipline, you likely aren’t doing it correctly, as reported this past week by the CBC: http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/time-outs-study-parenting-1.3888166. According to the research conducted in the United States, parents are incorrectly using this popular technique of punishment because of the following: Giving too many warnings before actually using time-out. Talking too much to the child during the time-out period. Giving the child t