What You Need to Know About Parenting a Child With ADHD
We get it. Parenting is challenging, but parenting a child with ADHD can feel like a constant battle. Your child tunes out when you’re trying to explain something important, can’t sit still or focus in class, acts impulsively, and makes poor decisions even when you know they know better. No matter what your child’s particular […]
Parenting a Child with ADHD: How to Find Harmony in Your Home in the Summertime
If you’re like many parents we see at our learning center, you may be already wishing it was time to send the kids back to school. While we look forward to the freedom and flexibility of summertime, parents of kids with ADHD often find that it quickly turns into uncontrollable chaos. Rather than wishing the […]
It’s Time to Fight the Teen Sleep Epidemic!
It’s about time we see the topic of teen sleep in the news and on the lips of our politicians! While there are numerous diverging points for and against California’s proposed legislation to shift high school start times later, there is no disputing we need to take a deeper look at the sleep-deprivation crisis facing […]
Executive Functioning: How This Life-Long Skill Benefits Your Child
Did you know the brain doesn’t fully develop until age 28? Your child’s brain goes through a lot of growth and development from late childhood into teen years, especially their frontal lobe, the executive functioning center of the brain. You can think of the frontal lobe as the “air-traffic controller” for the brain, and we […]
ADHD Parenting Turmoil? Here’s Help!
At La Jolla LearningWorks, we’ve been seeing a lot of families at our learning center in recent months with concerns related to ADHD in their children. They come to us with concerns about homework and grades, but once we get talking, they share stories that go so much deeper: walking on eggshells to avoid arguments, […]