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Article published on Sep 27, 2022

ADHD Can Affect Learning And Motivation In University Students

I am starting my second year in university. I struggled last year because the courses were online. I had difficulty sitting in front of the computer to watch recorded lectures. I didn’t do any assignments until the last minute. I blamed this on Covid-19 pandemic, and online learning. I barely passed, and was put on... Read More

Article published on May 26, 2020

Useful Strategies For Families With ADHD During Covid-19 Pandemic

I am having a tough time in the last few weeks, being stuck at home with our two children because of the pandemic. Don’t get me wrong, I love them dearly; but it is hard to deal with them all day, doing home-schooling and keeping up with my work. Our younger son is in grade... Read More

Article published on Dec 24, 2018

Parents Should Encourage Exercise And Limit Screen Time

I am dreading about this coming Christmas and winter. Our ten- and twelve-year-old children are asking for all sorts of electronics and videogames. Our older son used to love hockey, but he stopped playing this year, because he doesn’t like checking. Our daughter used to love dancing, but stopped after she injured her ankle. Our... Read More

Article published on Nov 28, 2017

Energy Drinks May Not Be Safe

We have two teenage boys, both of them are hockey players. They and their teammates drink Gatorade at practice and at games. Our older son is in grade 11. He wants to buy his own car, so he got a job at our local supermarket, working two to 3 evenings a week. In order to... Read More

Article published on Feb 14, 2012

Be Careful About Buying Extra TV and Smartphone

We have a dilemma. Our eight-year-old son is asking for a television in his bedroom. We are worried that he will watch TV or play videogames when he should be sleeping. He promises us that this will never happen. Our twelve-year- old daughter wants a smartphone because all of her friends have one. We are... Read More