First off, I want to say thank you for all the emails I have been receiving from my readers. It is a great feeling knowing that my articles are being read and people are looking to me for help. It is what I enjoy most, helping people!
I have been asked a lot of questions about ADHD and advice. Half of my cognitive assessment meetings are with parents looking for help with their child that has been diagnosed with ADHD. They are looking for an alternate treatment for ADHD rather than medication. I stand behind LearningRx of Fresno to help treat child with ADHD. Our cognitive brain training has done wonders for our clients and in some cases has helped the child stop taking medicine completely.
Hello readers, I really hope you are enjoying the articles I have been posting on my blog! I have already received great feed back from many of you! I was asked one question recently that really struck close to my heart.
(Concerned Parent) “Renee, how do I get my child to want to learn?”
(Me) “I had trouble getting my daughter to want to learn all throughout school, this is a common problem. But then I realized that maybe there is a way of tricking my daughter into learning without her even knowing. We do it all the time at LearningRx Fresno, we play brain games and through that, our clients are increasing their cognitive abilities without even knowing it.”
Here are 11 Tips to Improve the Homework Experience for You and Your Child
Does your child struggle with homework? Kids who struggle with learning can find homework frustrating and exhausting (as in “tears, excuses, and tantrums” kind of frustrating and exhausting). And of course it only makes things worse when, for struggling students, assignments meant to take twenty minutes can take up to several hours.
Whether you and your child tackle homework immediately after school or a couple hours before bedtime, this kind of recurring routine is exhausting for kids and exhausting for parents, too.
How can you improve the daily homework experience for you and your child? Try following these tips:
Prepare mentally- Before diving in with your child, take a few minutes to mentally prepare. Decide ahead of time what kind of attitude you’re going to embrace, and how you’re going to respond if things get tense or difficult.