Our Kids Can Thrive | Holistic Tips for Special Kids | Special Needs Kids and Holistic Nutrition
Summary: Holistic, nutritional and practical tips and advice for parents who have children with learning disorders or special needs, including anxiety, ADHD, depression, anger issues and autism spectrum traits.
Our Kids Can Thrive is now accepting guest posts! Get YOUR voice on the site by sharing your stories. Just head on over to www.ourkidscanthrive.com/submissions and I'll read your submission as soon as I can. I'm also conducting a survey so that I can serve you better! You can go fill it out at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/survey to fill it out. I'll be eternally grateful and it really won't take you more than a minute or two! I'd also like to thank Thrive Market for offering a FREE amazing, delicious, slow cooked box of bone broth to their customers. This bone broth comes from cows that are pasture raised and has incredible healing powers. Get some with any Thrive Market purchase of $50 or more at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/freebonebroth This is episode 25 and today, I've got some tips for your child who just HATES school. There are lots and lots of reasons a child might hate school - boredom or bullies, a lack of friends or work that's too difficult. The first thing to do is to investigate why your child might hate school and then try to get to the bottom of fixing that problem. See you around the web! I'm everywhere as ourkidsthrive!
This show is brought to you by my coming 21 Day Gluten Free -Dairy Free Challenge for Kids and Families, starting on November 29! See all the details at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/21daychallenge Our Kids Can Thrive is now accepting guest posts! Get YOUR voice on the site by sharing your stories. Just head on over to www.ourkidscanthrive.com/submissions and I'll read your submission as soon as I can. I'm also conducting a survey so that I can serve you better! You can go fill it out at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/survey to fill it out. I'll be eternally grateful and it really won't take you more than a minute or two! I'd also like to thank Thrive Market for offering a FREE amazing, delicious, slow cooked box of bone broth to their customers. This bone broth comes from cows that are pasture raised and has incredible healing powers. Get some with any Thrive Market purchase of $50 or more at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/freebonebroth This is episode 24 and today, I've got some tips for your shy child. Lots of kids with adhd are total chatterboxes - I've got a couple of those here in my house. But I also have a child who I believed at one point had selective mutism. He was painfully shy and would only talk to the members of the family - no one else, period. Some other links I mentioned are: www.ourkidscanthrive.com/rescueremedy www.ourkidscanthrive.com/selectivemutismbooks See you around the web! I'm everywhere as ourkidsthrive!
OMG You're going to love these Yoga Pretzel cards! Get there here! www.ourkidscanthrive.com/yogapretzels There are so many reasons why yoga is great for all of us, but it's especially magical when kids with ADHD do it regularly. Listen in to find out five reasons why. This episode is brought to you by my coming 21 Day Gluten Free Dairy Free Challenge for Kids and Families! Check it out at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/21daychallenge You can also go at download my FREE eBook atwww.ourkidscanthrive.com :-)
This episode is brought to you by my coming 21 Day Gluten Free Dairy Free Challenge for Kids and Families! Check it out at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/21daychallenge Today, I've got 5 alternatives to Ritalin for you. Ritalin is known to have several side effects, including nervousness, agitation, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headaches, palpitations, insomnia, weight loss, sweating, vision problems, skin rashes, tingling... There are more potential side effects, but i'll stop there. I know that many parents use this drug for their child or children and are happy with the results, but there are also many who are not so thrilled. Here are 5 alternatives to Ritalin that may work for your child. I wouldn't recommend trying each suggestion all at once, but to try one and see how it goes. Give a remedy about 2 months to kick in. Let me know what you think! I'll see you over at the site. Don't forget to check out the 21 Day Challenge at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/21daychallenge. You can also go at download my FREE eBook at www.ourkidscanthrive.com :-)
Kids with ADHD have are statistically more likely to have problems sleeping - they have more sleep apnea, insomnia, bed-wetting, snoring and other problems. Today, I have 5 tips to help your child sleep better if he or she has lots of nightmares. Nightmares are no fun for anyone - children and adults alike. Nightmares don't have to plague your child. Tune in and find some simple remedies so your child can have a decent night's sleep.
This Challenge is for you if you are overwhelmed with your child’s behavior. Is your child aggressive, angry or hyperactive? Does he or she suffer from anxiety, sensory processing disorder or food sensitivities? Join me on this 21 Day Gluten Free/Dairy Free Challenge. Your child will be introduced to a whole new world of whole, real foods that are healing and not difficult to prepare. Head on over to www.ourkidscanthrive.com to sign up!
Here are a few quick tips to help you out if you find yourself ;-) dating the parent of an autistic child or a child with another learning disorder/disability. I hope that it's helpful to you, your family or maybe a friend. You can always leave me a rating and a review (thanks for all of the love so far!) at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/itunes And don't forget to check out the amazing www.ourkidscanthrive.com/nationalautismresources
Do you "believe in" ADHD? Do you have family members, neighbors or friends who don't? I recently saw a meme on Instragram that said "The original ADHD medicine" with a picture of a belt behind it. I couldn't help but be a little shocked - although I'm sure that's a meme that's been going around for a while. In this episode of the Our Kids Can Thrive podcast, I discuss the question: Does ADHD Exist?
Here are a whole bunch of great,simple sensory activities you can easily do with your children to stimulate their senses. Lots of kids who have autism or ADHD also have sensory processing disorder. So take a listen for these great tips!
Hey everyone! Here are five awesome mindfulness exercises for your child with ADHD! They will surely work for kids without, as well. :-) Enjoy! Be sure to let me know what you think over at www.ourkidscanthrive.com
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Hey everyone! Thanks for joining me for episode 13 of the Our Kids Can Thrive podcast! Today I've got 5 tips to help your special needs child make friends. Whether he's shy or anxious, these tips should help. Here are some links I mention in the show: Successful Kids Path Products Blunders Board Game www.specialplaydate.com by Jane Hsu Episode 8 of the Our Kids Can Thrive podcast - 5 tips for you http://www.ourkidscanthrive.com/three-alternative-therapies-for-high-needs-children/
I had a really, really rough day today. I was just overwhelmed with all of the many requests of my kids. Here is a little bit of how it went and how I finally managed to calm the overwhelm. A few links I mention are: Lasting Love Connection with Luis Congdon Yoga Pretzels Episode #7 of Our Kids Can Thrive - 5 Tips for City Dwellers
Yay for summer! Vacationing with your special needs kid doesn't need to be a nightmare - in fact, you and your family can have tons of fun together - just make sure that you plan everything out first! Here are my 5 tips for vacationing with your special needs kid. I hope these tips will make your vacation this summer easy as pie! Check out episode 11 of the podcast here and don't forget to (pwease!) leave me a rating and a review at www.ourkidscanthrive.com/iTunes!
Teenagers can be incredibly safe and responsible drivers. However, teens with ADHD might pose unique challenges. Here are 15 tips for teens with ADHD and their parents to make sure driving is always as safe as possible. Show notes are on the way! www.ourkidscanthrive.com