Choosing a planner

Choosing a planner

You can lead a horse to a planner… But you can’t make them write down the date of their midterm.  If there’s one question I hear more than all others in my coaching practice, it’s this:  WHYYY doesn’t my child use a planner effectively?...
School Organization Tips for Parents

School Organization Tips for Parents

School Organization Tips: what about all those permission slips? When kids are in elementary school, there are SO MANY little pieces of paper that need to go back and forth.  Permission slips.  Homework.  Graded tests.  Artwork.  Report cards.  Progress reports....
Almost Back to School

Almost Back to School

It’s nearing the middle of August, and that means, of course, that it’s almost time for school to start.  Fear is lurking in the hearts of students and parents, as they contemplate a return to routine, obligations, and stress. I work with a lot of students...
How’s your calendar doing?

How’s your calendar doing?

We’re almost at the back-to-school part of the year!  It doesn’t seem possible – this year has flown by for me, personally.  But, I couldn’t deny it any longer when I saw that my local office supply store had an enormous stock of academic year...

Time Horizon

One of the interesting things about the ADHD brain is that it handles time differently than the average person. Most adults are able to plan 8 to 12 weeks in the future. However, many ADHD adults can’t conceptualize time past a week or two.(1) How does this work...