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Our bodies naturally produce Melatonin in our brains to let us know we are getting tired at the end of the day, and that it's time for bed. Some people may not produce enough, especially those with a little bit of anxiety (like myself and 2 of my 4 children). Or ADHD children (or you) that cannot seem to turn off your many racing thoughts at night. We can supplement (ourselves or our kids) with this natural stuff at bedtime. I just bought some and am here to tell you that it WORKS…

from Jill Kuzma's SLP Social & Emotional Skill Sharing Site

Teaching Kids about Distractions

Tools to teach kids about Attention/Focus - Distractor types. I taught them about “outside the brain distracters” - environmental influences on their learning, and “inside the brain distracters” – cognitive or emotional influences on attention to learning. This woman does a lot of work with ADHD and spectrum kids who have trouble concentrating

from BuzzFeed

24 Best Quotes Ever About Food

from Mosaic Weighted Blankets Blog

Weighted Blankets 101: When & How to Use Weighted Blankets

When the child is awake, drape it across his lap or around his shoulders. The deep pressure touch stimulation brought about by the blanket will produce serotonin in the child, which is a hormone that will help to calm him down and produce a happier frame of mind.


Health & Wellness: Nutrition, Fitness, Diet, Relationships & More

from Nikki Kinzer

4 Reasons to Use a Timer!

The Time Timer - great tool for visual learners & those with ADD / ADHD.

from Fit Vivo

Arm Workout For Women: 13 Exercises to Get Rid of Flabby Arms

You know what’s more annoying than having belly and back fat? Having flabby arms!. This article will give you workouts to do at home to get rid of them. You can use weights or no equipment at all. Not only flabby arms feel weird but they also don’t look nice especially when they finally sag and make us look like we have bat wings! Yikes! It’s also hard to accept that some friends and family would not only tease you for those arms but also