Laura is a grateful mom to two spirited elementary-aged kiddos while also juggling a full-time job as a clinical psychologist. If you count the houseplants she mothers, she has more than 100 additional children who are just as unpredictable as her human ones. As a Rocky Mountain native and resident she has fully embraced the stereotypes and loves skiing, paddle boarding, hiking, cycling and commenting on the weather. When she’s not doing that she’s puzzling, baking, hanging with friends and watching “murder shows,” which her husband doesn’t find terrifying at all.
Summer Parenting with ADHD Child

5 Tips for Parenting Kids with ADHD During Summer

As a psychologist and a mom parenting a child with ADHD, summer brings a mix of emotions. The school setting is not always the easiest fit for kids with ADHD brains. Homework battles, lost assignments, and calls home can be stressful for them and for parents. I breathe a sigh of relief when the end of May rolls around! At the same time, summer brings with it less structure and routine, which can turn summer relaxation into a behavioral challenge. Here are a few tips that have helped us survive in the summer wild west.