February 2010 Blog Posts (5)

Why Does the Tooth Fairy Come Late?

Santa Claus delivers gifts without fail every December 24th, and the Easter Bunny is always prompt on the eve of Easter, but the Tooth Fairy doesn't always show up when children are expecting her. Why?

Well for one thing, the poor little fairy is overworked. She doesn't travel the globe only once a year, but must go out every night with hardly any vacation time at all (replacements are so hard to train). There are some nights when the list of children to visit is simply too much to…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on February 27, 2010 at 4:06am — No Comments

End The Homework Battles With The ADD Child - Tips For Teachers Series

End the Homework Battles -Tips For Teachers Series



A successful homework session starts at school. Here are some tips to help you to assist ADD and other special needs kids in getting it done properly and handed in on time. This blog post is the start of a series of blog posts with tips just for Teachers with ADD, ADHD and LD kids. If you are a parent, then share these tips with your child's teacher.



1.Set aside some time each day for the students to copy down assignments… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on February 26, 2010 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

A Valentine Map

Once upon a time there was a little girl who was always happy.



She was never sad or mad.



She went to school one day, looked in her desk and found a map.



The map had an X on it.



She said: "This map will lead me to something precious."



When it was recess, she told her friends about the map.



When she went home, she asked her mom and dad if she can go outside to follow the map.



She tried to follow the map, but she… Continue

Added by Leah on February 18, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Problems Associated With Parenting The ADD/ADHD Child

There are many conditions that co-exist with ADD /ADHD such as dyslexia and other learning difficulties, OCD, ODD, and so on.



Beware of lumping in other problems that often

occur in children with ADHD – including depression, anxiety

and learning difficulties – under the single diagnosis of ADHD.



Experts are getting better at understanding the

differences between learning disabilities and ADHD.

Sometimes they can overlap and that can be tricky… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on February 18, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

How To Criticize Your ADD Child Without Destroying Your Child's Self-Esteem

There are times when criticism is necessary, but children

with low self-esteem aren't good at accepting criticism - or

giving it nicely. Most children with ADD /ADHD have had more than their fair share of criticism, most of it fairly destructive. Therefore you are going to have to exercise extreme caution with this child.





How you give criticism is important. Sarcastic, negative

comments can undo all your hard work to be encouraging. So is

there such a thing… Continue

Added by MomsMinuteBlogger on February 8, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

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