Webinars & Podcasts

How to Raise Your Spirited Child

This ADHD Experts webinar occurred solely as a live event and was originally broadcast on March 11, 2021.

Episode Description

When your child has ADHD, life can feel like a constant crisis. You do not know what the day (or night) may bring. Will the morning go smoothly or erupt into an uproar? Why does the simple act of going to bed require 30 reminders and two hours of conflict? How do you get your child to truly listen and work with you? And despite all the challenges associated with raising a child with ADHD, is it possible to remain calm, meet your own basic needs, and even spend time with your partner or other significant adults in your life?

Join Dr. Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, internationally recognized author of Raising Your Spirited Child and licensed parent educator, to discover how small actions can build a foundational routine that brings peace and calm to your family – even in the midst of a chaotic time.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • How to achieve predictability during the day to eliminate morning, bedtime, and mealtime battles
  • How to help your child “hear” you
  • How to overcome obstacles to consistency that throw your life into chaos
  • Effective strategies to create predictable pockets of time during the day to re-center and calm, set your body clock, and win cooperation from your child.

Read More on Raising a Spirited Child

“10 Things People Say to You When You’re Raising an Extreme Child”

“Three Kids with ADHD Later…And We Made It!”

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Meet the Expert Speakers

Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Ed.D., is a bestselling author and internationally recognized lecturer and parent educator. Her books Raising Your Spirited Child, Raising Your Spirited Baby, Raising Your Spirited Child Workbook, Kids, Parents and Power Struggles and Sleepless in America: Is Your Child Misbehaving or Missing Sleep? have been translated into more than twenty languages. A former director of one of Minnesota’s largest Early Childhood Family Education programs, Mary is the founder of the Spirited Child and Kids, Parents, and Power Struggles workshops. She resides in Bozeman, Montana, with her husband. Find out more at https://www.parentchildhelp.com.| See expert’s full bio »

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Listener Testimonials

“This was great! Thank you. It was particularly helpful to hear about how to contain transitions, like doing all the activities in one room and then moving to another room.”

“I love the idea of creating pockets of predictability. I think this can really help parents a lot. Thank you for this amazing webinar!”

“The speaker was so informative and helpful with common sense ideas.”


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