Strengths and Weaknesses

A competitive streak may burn energy but scare away potential friends.

My eight-year-old daughter's unlimited energy helps her endurance in the swimming pool and on the soccer field. On the other hand, she's very competitive, so she has some trouble keeping friends on her teams.

Overall, I think sports are very good for her — and I've definitely observed improved bedtime and sleep habits after a practice or game.

Nancy Giese

TAGS: Sports for ADHD Children, ADHD Sleep Advice

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