pediatric home health services

Help! Homework!

Picture this, it’s eight o’clock at night, your second grader is supposed to be in bed. Everyone is tense and angry.  Tears are being shed. You wipe your eyes and blow your nose and press on. What is happening here? That’s right, you guessed it.  It’s homework time. Your child has a simple assignment to write a paragraph on the

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A Child Playing and having a lot of energy

Your Child’s Engine Level

Have you noticed when it’s just about time for bedtime your child starts playing even harder, running around and chatting your ear off?  This is your child’s attempt at counteracting the fact that they are tired. The child is in a high state of alert in order to self regulate how they are feeling inside.  We all require that our

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Dressing Milestones

If your house is anything like my house in the morning, there are a lot of words exchanged back-and-forth between my kids and I about getting dressed. Phrases like, “Hurry up! Get your coat on! The bell is going to ring any second!” or “Your shoes are on the wrong feet! Flip them!” are currently an everyday occurrence. I’m grateful,

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Strategies You Can Use at Home to Help Your Child With ADHD

ADHD – attention deficit hyperactivity disorder – is “thought to be caused by developmental differences in the brain that affects the parts of controlling attention, concentration, impulsivity, activity levels and memory”.  Kids with ADHD often present very differently from one another; some children with ADHD are hyperactive, while others are extremely impulsive. Some kids with ADHD lack the ability to

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