openPR Logo
Press release

5 Christmas Tips for Children with ADHD

12-14-2005 08:23 AM CET | Health & Medicine

Press release from: Celebrate! ADHD

(Washington, D.C.) December 15, 2005 -- Parents of children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) often cringe during the holidays. The expectation of presents and chaotic busyness can turn already energetic children into spinning tops.

Celebrate! ADHD Founder Kirk Martin has developed a list of “5 Christmas Tips for Children with ADHD.”

“Most families self-destruct and miss out on the spirit of the season,” says Martin. “We think parents can make this the most special holiday season ever by working with their child's nature, instead of against it.”

Martin recommends that parents take advantage of their child's personality and learning style by following these five tips to enjoy a peaceful, meaningful Christmas.

1. Give your child less stuff and more time. More presents condition our kids to be unsettled and bored. Children with ADHD crave one-on-one time. So instead of buying more toys with short life-spans, create lasting memories by giving coupons for experiences your child can enjoy with you.

2. Cultivate your child's inner gifts, instead of focusing on buying gifts. The real treasure this Christmas should be found inside your child, not inside Best Buy. Confidence and a sense of purpose are built by reinforcing your child's natural gifts, talents and passions. Give presents that reinforce and develop your child's gifts and talents-whether it is building (LEGOS), drawing (easel and pad) or being strategic (chess, board games).

3. Shower your child with praise, not presents. Our kids soak up positive reinforcement because they hear it so infrequently. Want to give a gift they will remember forever? Recognize and reward their positive qualities and catch them doing good things.

4. Make giving, not receiving, the centerpiece of your family's traditions. Our kids have big, compassionate hearts and like to be part of something meaningful. So turn your family's holiday efforts to the less fortunate.

5. Take a holiday from your stress and negativity. Spend the next few weeks building up your child. Say only positive statements. Reward progress, celebrate small wins.

Parents will be surprised how fun and meaningful the holiday season can be when they take advantage of their child's creativity, gifts and talents and compassionate heart.

For more free tips to improve your child's confidence, social skills and school performance, simply request the Celebrate! ADHD newsletter by visiting www.celebrateADHD.com or emailing Founder Kirk Martin at ADHDcamp@aol.com .

# # #

Celebrate! ADHD Founder Kirk Martin is a nationally recognized expert on helping families with ADHD find positive solutions to everyday problems at home and in school.


For More Information Contact:

Kirk Martin
ADHDcamp@aol.com
www.celebrateADHD.com

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release 5 Christmas Tips for Children with ADHD here

News-ID: 1317 • Views: 2113

More Releases from Celebrate! ADHD

ADHD Myths — What If There Really Isn’t Anything Wrong with ADHD Children?
February 6, 2006 (Washington, D.C.) - An ADHD diagnosis can often signal a lifetime of struggles for children. But consider the case of Robbie Raffino. Robbie used to rise every day like most eight-year-olds. He'd wipe the sleepiness from his eyes, throw on shorts and shirt that don't match and eat cereal while watching cartoons. But the innocence ended there. He'd swallow his Ritalin, hop on the school bus and enter
Making ADHD Kids Winners
(Washington, D.C.) January 31, 2006 - Parents of children with ADHD, or Attention Deficit Disorder, are no different than other parents-they want their kids to be winners in life. Like all children, kids with ADHD face many unique challenges in life. So what lessons can ADHD families learn from elite athletes preparing to battle for the Super Bowl Championship? According to Kirk Martin, Founder of educational organization Celebrate! ADHD, “Children with
ADHD Benefits Children
(Washington, D.C.) January 11, 2006 - ADHD should be welcomed, cultivated and celebrated-not dreaded and eliminated-because it imparts children with advantageous qualities society needs. Recent research demonstrates that individuals with ADHD possess many superior traits necessary for extraordinary achievements in the arts, sciences and business. Schools reward those who are compliant, attentive and methodical. But children with ADHD are the creative innovators like iPod inventor Steve Jobs; passionate, intuitive feelers

All 4 Releases


More Releases for Martin

Jack martin announced its New Brand Ambassador
Jack Martin has announced the appointment of a new brand ambassador, Indian Actress and Model Rachel White. Jack Martin Electronics comes up with a unique way to promote their digital brand awareness. Every Quarter they tend to pick an influencer as their social media ambassador. This ambassador will promote each of our products on their online spaces like Facebook and Instagram. This will then build their confidence and make their
C4ISR Market Forecasts – Lockheed Martin Corporation, Boeing
MarketStudyReport.com Add New Global C4ISR Market by Manufacturers, Countries, Type and Application, Forecast to 2023 to its research database. The report presents a deep study of the market growth factors and drivers. The report spread across 103 pages with table and figures in it. """C4ISR is a military terminology, it is by the C2 (Command, Control) evolved, usually translated as command automation system. It is abbreviated of Command, Control, Communications, Computers,
RAPID: Lockheed Martin Approved
Nashua, NH – April 4, 2016 – RAPID was announced as an approved vendor for Lockheed Martin as of April 2016. RAPID has been working with Lockheed Martin divisions for a number of years, but the addition to the Approved Vendor list will strengthen and build upon the existing relationship. Lockheed Martin is an aerospace, defense, security, and advanced technology company that employs over 116,000 professionals worldwide. Lockheed Martin has
Lockheed Martin integrate Perle Fiber Media Converters
Perle Systems, a global provider of advanced Ethernet over fiber and secure device networking solutions, reveals that Lockheed Martin chose Perle Fiber Media Converters to provide copper to fiber conversion in a harsh Data Imagery application. “I knew that I needed a Media Converter and as soon as I realised that Perle was able to provide it, the choice was a no brainer,” explained John Rumbles, Engineer at Lockheed Martin.“I was
JEREMY MARTIN AWARDED CERTIFIED GRADUATE BUILDER
Austin, TX, March 22, 2010 – Jeremy Martin, of RisherMartin Renovations in Austin, Texas, recently became one of the select group of professional builders nationwide who have earned the Certified Graduate Builder (CGB) designation, identifying him as one of the building industry’s top professionals. Administered by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) University of Housing, the CGB program is sponsored locally by the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin. CGBs earn
Todd Martin Public Relations Launched September 1
Binghamton, NY, August, 23, 2007 – Todd Martin Public Relations, LLC, a consultancy that will represent a broad range of clients launched on September 1. The agency will specialize in delivering results through integrated communications planning and execution. Todd Martin, founder and principal said, “I look forward to helping companies from a variety of industries find innovative ways to position their brand and drive market growth.” The company’s services will include: • Media