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Expert Answer: How Can I Help Calm My Son Who Has ADHD?

Expert Answer: How Can I Help Calm My Son Who Has ADHD?

A mom writes in asking for advice on how to help her son who has ADHD. Specifically, she’d like recommendations on natural ways to calm him down. Certified school psychologist Kathryn Schwab weighs in with some expert advice below. A Mamas Uncut fan asks: “How can I help my son who has ADHD? No bashing, please! I just need some advice. My son has extreme ADHD, and I’m looking for natural ways to calm him down. I’d try anything at this point, as I’ve got a 5-week-old as well, and the two don’t mix. We don’t want to try prescribed medicine because of bad past experiences with it.” – Mamas Uncut Community Member YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: Should I Consider Medication So That My Three-Year-Old Will Go to Sleep Before 3 a.m.? Advice from Kathryn Schwab I understand your reluctance to try prescription medications for your son. Fortunately, there are natural ways to help him feel calmer. First, make sure that your son gets plenty of physical activity. To give you an idea, children aged 1 to 5 need at least three hours of activity a day and children 5 to 18 years of age need one or more hours a day. …

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Jade DeLucia: Four-Year-Old Girl Is 'Lucky to Be Alive' After Losing Vision Due to the Flu. Her Parents Issue a Warning to Vaccinate.

Four-Year-Old Girl Is ‘Lucky to Be Alive’ After Losing Vision Due to the Flu. Her Parents Issue a Warning to Vaccinate.

A four-year-old in Iowa nearly died and has lost her sight after contracting the flu before Christmas. Her parents are speaking out about the tragic turn of events with the hopes of encouraging parents to vaccinate their children against the flu.

JWOWW Shares Update on Her Son, Who Is Experiencing OCD Tendencies: 'Every Time It Breaks My Heart, But I'll Never Give In'

JWOWW Shares Update on Her Son, Who Is Experiencing OCD Tendencies: ‘Every Time It Breaks My Heart, But I’ll Never Give In’

Jersey Shore star Jenni “JWoww” Farley revealed in November 2018 that her son Greyson had been diagnosed with autism. Since then, the reality TV star has been open about Greyson’s progress, doctors’ appointments and any new diagnoses. On Monday, the mom of two shared that her son has also been “experiencing OCD tendencies” with a post on Instagram.

The Effects of Smoking While Pregnant: These Are the Dangers to Your Baby

The Effects of Smoking While Pregnant: These Are the Dangers to Your Baby

There are some mixtures that definitely go together, like ice tea and lemonade, or cake and ice cream, but smoking while you’re pregnant is not one of those things that makes a great combination. On top of it being just a horrible idea, it presents a host of other problems that could alter your life and your child’s life in an exceptionally negative way.