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ADHD Awareness: Diagnosis in the Teen Years

ADHD Awareness: Diagnosis in the Teen Years
in ADHD Issues & Info

Although many people learn they have ADHD in their childhood years, often it isn't until the teen years that ADHD issues begin to present a real problem. Transitional school years, such as starting high school or the first year of college, are often the time symptoms become more troublesome or

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Teaching Our Children Organization

Teaching Our Children Organization
in Organizing

Yes, that's what I just said, "Do the laundry" to aid your child in learning and success. There are many excellent skills learned in doing the laundry. Let me explain... The laundry is a task that everyone should learn to do for themselves regardless of their circumstances in life.

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ADHD Awareness: It Isn't Just for Children Anymore!

ADHD Awareness: It Isn't Just for Children Anymore!
in ADHD Issues & Info

The recent surge in ADHD diagnosis in adults has caused some confusion, since most people associate it primarily with children. Many more adults are being diagnosed, and it is eye-opening for them. When parents learn that their child has been identified with ADHD, that information comes with a catalog of

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Survival Tips to Enjoy the Holidays

Survival Tips to Enjoy the Holidays
in Time & Life Management

If you are reading this, then you just survived the first of the holidays this season... Thanksgiving! Now that it is over and Chanukah is in full gear, you can get ready for the end of the year.

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The Selling of ADHD

The Selling of ADHD
in ADHD Issues & Info

My commentary to the NY Times Article published Dec. 14th, 2013 online... http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/health/the-selling-of-attention-deficit-disorder.html commentsContainer This article brings up so many issues - many of which have been heard before, but this has some very valid and irritating points. I work daily with individuals who struggle with ADHD. I am a

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The Year's Resolutions

The Year's Resolutions
in Organizing

This being my last column of the year 2013, I thought it useful to focus on preparing for the New Year by checking in with intentions made last year. Many of you, probably, had high hopes for maybe a particular change or goal and had set up the steps to

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2014 Alert! Did You Get It Done Yet?

2014 Alert! Did You Get It Done Yet?
in Organizing

I had the opportunity to interview Spencer Shulem, a young man who has developed two very successful productivity apps for Apple and might just be living proof that the fruit doesn't fall far from the tree (he's my son). One is called "Pill Reminder" and was the #1 medical app

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When to Replace It

When to Replace It
in Organizing

I don't know about you, but sometimes my clients (and myself actually) get stuck between keeping something a little longer or knowing that it's past its prime, shall we say. I did a little research and found some cool things that I, for one, was happy to know. Not sure

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Put Those Things Away!

Put Those Things Away!
in Organizing

After my last column on Teaching Our Children, which was based around learning to do laundry, the next logical subject seemed to be organizing skills of a more general nature. With all the toys, clothing, and school items that young ones are surrounded with daily, these young years are a

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Keeping Schoolwork in Order

Keeping Schoolwork in Order
in Organizing

My last column discussed teaching order by having young children learn to organize their toys and rooms. This time we go to the next step of keeping track of schoolwork and the accompanying papers. This can turn into a lifelong concern, as "papers" seem to plague the world and challenge

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