New challenges with ADHD children
Your life will be filled with new challenges after you know that you are raising children with ADHD. If other people think that ADHD children are a kind of disaster, you should not think that way. Keep in mind that your children are not odd or stupid. They are energetic, positive, talented and smart in other way. They are more than other children. If you totally wrong if you think negatively about your children. They never want to live with ADHD condition. It happens because there is chemical imbalance in their body. Each child has their own ADHD types and level. This situation makes them difficult to control their actions and thoughts effectively. Sometimes, they cannot concentrate in doing something.
Since your children behavior cannot be predicted and sometimes uncontrollable, you need to maintain your physical and emotional condition. The important point is they have to keep busy the interesting activities. Of course, it is your task as parents to find something interesting for them. An activity which is interesting for other children is not always interesting for your children. Provide enough stimulus and motivation while they are doing the task. Your voice should be clear and loud enough. There is a possibility of misinterpretation of your instruction.
If your children are difficult to concentrate, manage the room or home setting properly, so that there are few distractions. Simple thing like the ticking watch can ruin the entire activities. Observe carefully so that you will find the items which are able to distract your children because it will be difficult to restart the activities once your children get distracted. After having one or two sessions, you and your child may take a rest. Have some tea and snacks and you can use this session for evaluation. In case your child does not have significant improvement, do not give up. Everything done by your child is the best. She or he has worked and tried hard to understand your command and do the tasks. Keep thinking positively and be patience because you are on your way to be better person through challenged by your ADHD child.
Spend more time with your ADHD child
It is normal for parents who have ADHD children to feel sorry. They may be frustrated at the beginning. However, it should never happen too long on you because you are the only person your child needs to rely on. Your struggle should be started as soon as possible because your child needs immediate treatment. Besides taking her to the doctor, psychologist, and special schools for getting ADHD treatment, you also need to know what to do at home. She will spend more time and do lots of activities with you. After several times you will feel that your life is not that bad. You will get accustomed with the routine and timetable.
Spending more time with your ADHD child means you are on the way to increase your child self capability because you always monitor each step she does. Also, you will keep stimulating and talking to her
Spending more time with your ADHD child means you are on the way to increase your child self capability because you always monitor each step she does. Also, you will keep stimulating and talking to her. Regular stimulation will keep her on treatment even when she is going to bed. Indeed, sometimes you will have difficulties in taking your child to bed because she does not understand yet about sleeping time. Daily activities such as playing games, bathing, eating, watching movie, and others can be the tools for her training and treatment.
Home treatment has the possibility to work more because the trainers are the persons who love your child unconditionally. During dinner, you can guide her step by step the way to eat properly. Your couple can be your partner who will add something you miss. After dinner can be the movie or reading book time. The warmth in the family is surely the powerful treatment of your ADHD child. There is a time when your child will get cranky. It can be an expression of boredom or asking attention. Keep calm and analyze the source quickly to determine the treatment soon. Again, spending more time with your ADHD child will be much more meaningful for you and your child.