ADHD Child Proofing: How to Ensure a Safe, Organized Home

Hyperactive preschoolers with attention deficit disorder climb, explore, act up. You want your ADHD children to stay safe -- and yourself to stay sane -- while they do it.

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Establish Routines

It’s important to have a set schedule with a time to get dressed, to eat breakfast, and to begin the day.

Use TV or DVDs judiciously, to allow yourself time to get through your own morning routine. Put on a morning show or a favorite movie to occupy your child while you shower and dress after breakfast.

If you are concerned about your toddler being out of eyeshot, let your child watch TV in your bedroom while you get dressed. It works.

Step Five: Embrace Quiet Time

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