One of my favorite self-care ideas is coloring! There is just something about the simplicity of a new coloring book and the smell and excitement of a new box of colored pencils that calms and resets my mind. And the great thing about coloring is that it can be done almost anywhere whether you have 5 minutes or 5 hours to devote to it.
strategies to reduce stress
Can you feel all the holiday stress in the air? It’s literally buzzing. The holidays bring a lot of extra activity for parents and kids, and it’s the kind of activity that makes things extra stressful for you and your ADD/ADHD child. The shopping, the parties and special events and the overall hype of the season mess with daily routines, healthy eating and sleep schedules. Our kids are already struggling to stay calm and focused, with all the extras ahead, they’re going to need some help navigating the season.