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Why Kids Can’t Sit Still in Class

ADHD diagnoses are on the rise, and it's hard not to wonder why kids today have so much trouble sitting still compared to kids 20 or 30 years ago. I think it's tempting to blame genetics or even say t…

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Is a Mid-Life Crisis Looming?

We’ve only got one shot at this thing called life. And yet, all too many of us tend to give it away to living other people’s expectations. All too often, young people spend the first two decades of…

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Are Food Dyes Damaging Your Child’s Health?

I love the look of fresh food almost as much as the taste. Some people say you eat with your eyes, and I understand this concept. Bright berries, multi-colored tomatoes and corn, and brilliant pumpkin…

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How Serious Is Your Clutter Problem? Quiz

Some of us collect things, some of us clutter, and a few of us may hoard. Cluttering is self-diagnosed, but more extreme forms of cluttering can sometimes be tied to to diagnosable conditions such as …

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4 Ways To Work Through Mental Illness As A Couple

By Carin Goldstein MFT and LMFT Zoe Hicks for YourTango.com. Mental illness issues like depression, anxiety, ADHD and bipolar disorder present challenges to even the most successful marriages. But …

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Organizing the House for ADHD Relief

If you or a loved one lives with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) there are ways to ease the symptoms while in your home. Dr. Mark Haffey, EdD, director of the Haffey Ce…

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Finding Time For What We Love

I've always been obsessed with books. They are life long friends, one of the greatest treasures I've ever known. Old books, new books, childbirth and parenting books, Oprah's book club books, the …

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ADD in Adults?

By Jessie Sholl, Experience Life An estimated 15 million Americans suffer from ADD, the majority of them undiagnosed. Once considered a childhood disorder that's outgrown by adolescence, it's…

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Doping or Diet? ADHD Might Be Easily Conquered By Good Food

Along with autism, many people (experts and parents alike) think they know a thing or two about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Some will even insist that they know what causes it and…

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Meditation Improves Children’s Attention

A new study published in the International Journal of Yoga found that when children are trained to practice meditation, their attention spans are significantly increased. The researchers tested two…

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