Keeping Busy

Scheduling activities during the summer keeps kids physically and mentally engaged.

We manage the energy levels of our six-year-old, Ellie, through daily physical activity — swimming, biking, trips to the park, and so on. And since she is more impulsive when she’s bored, we keep her mentally engaged in reading and crafts.

Jennifer Brecht, Charlottesville, Virginia

What do you think of this article? Share your comments on www.ADDConnect.com, ADDitude's community site. Check out the new ADHD Medication User Reviews and the ADHD Adults Support Group. Your fellow ADDers want to hear from you!

 
Copyright © 1998 - 2013 New Hope Media LLC. All rights reserved. Your use of this site is governed by our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.
ADDitude does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. The material on this web site is provided for educational purposes only. See additional information.
New Hope Media, 39 W. 37th Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018