Monday With Maureen: End the Chore Wars

Another great article that I think most parents can relate to.

End the Chore Wars

Published on ADDitudeMag.com

Getting kids to complete their chores can be a challenge in any household. With families where one or more children have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), forgetfulness, difficulty following traditional directions, distractions, and more can affect how quickly housework gets done, if at all. That’s why we scoured our website for comments parents who’ve been there, and done that, have left about getting their kids and teens to help keep the house and their rooms organized. Here’s their best advice:

 Make Chores Fun, Flexible for ADD/ADHD Children (more…)

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Snow Day, Fun Day! Great Indoor Activities for Kids.

Facebook-Posts-300x300We, as parents, work very hard to establish a routine our kids can count on. ..Quite frankly it helps my kids function at our house. So what happens when the weather wreaks havoc and school is cancelled?

Here are some indoor activities that help kiddos stay focused, calm & entertained.

Salt Dough Creations

Recipe: 1/2 cup of salt, 1/2 cup of water, 1 cup of flour. Add the 1/2 cup of salt and 1 cup of flour to a bowl stir in the water adding it slowly – you may not need all of the water. You want the dough to be dry – if it gets sticky add more flour. Knead the dough and then roll out and use as you want. (more…)

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