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ADHD In Children: Tips to Make Mornings Easier

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Check out my free webinar that will show you exactly how to fight your child’s ADHD symptoms naturally → https://adhdthrivemethod.com/webinar-… Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children can make mornings difficult! Check out these 5 tips to make mornings easier for kids with ADHD. Make Mornings Easier for Kids with ADHD: 1. Create a routine and […]

ADHD-Friendly Foods: My Favorite Online Store

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Check out my free webinar that will show you exactly how to fight your child’s ADHD symptoms naturally → https://adhdthrivemethod.com/webinar-… In this video, I share my favorite place to shop to get healthy, ADHD-friendly food at reasonable prices! Here is that link I mentioned in the video: http://bit.ly/thrive-mkt101 ★☆★ SUBSCRIBE TO THE CHANNEL ★☆★ Subscribe […]

One Common ADHD Symptom in Children: Chewing on Clothing or Nails

Many parents know about some of the common ADHD symptoms in children: symptoms like hyperactivity, emotional dysregulation, lack of focus, etc. But did you know there is one common symptom that many parents didn’t even realize was related to their child’s ADHD? That symptom is chewing on clothing or nails. In the families I work […]

ADHD and Gut Problems: Is There a Connection?

Does your child with ADHD also have constipation or gut problems? It is NOT normal for a child to have constant gut issues! If a child is having gut problems, there is an underlying stressor causing these problems, and many families find that once that underlying stressor is dealt with, ADHD symptoms improve as well.

Stimulant Meds for ADHD and Why They Were All Wrong for Us

Stimulant meds for ADHD were all wrong for my son. Not only did they not work, but also they created side effects we could not ignore. If you have ever been told that your child needed medication and found yourself thinking, “Ya know, this doesn’t feel right to me,” then trust your gut. Stimulant medication […]

Why Common Meds for ADHD Don’t Always Work

Have you heard that medication is the only option for your child with ADHD? That’s what I was told when my son was first diagnosed. He was then put on a variety of common meds for ADHD, but NONE of them worked. In fact, some of them made his symptoms even worse than they were […]

Functional Lab Tests for ADD and ADHD: What Every Parent Ought to Know

Functional lab testing was one of the keys to the reduction of ADHD symptoms in my son. In this video, I share information that every parent should know if considering lab tests for their child with ADD or ADHD, including: -The specific lab tests we used in our family (and the ones I continue to […]

ADHD, Food Dyes and Behavior (Plus Better-for-you Alternatives)

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There is a HUGE link between ADHD, food dyes, and behavior. But so many parents hesitate to remove food dyes from their child’s diet because they fear their child will miss out on their childhood. But did you know there are better-for-you candy alternatives that are still delicious but don’t contain all the nasties of […]

4 Foods Driving ADHD Symptoms in Children

Have you ever wondered which foods are the worst for children with ADHD? In this video, I share the 4 worst foods that might be driving your child’s ADHD symptoms. Tune in to learn more!

ADHD-Friendly Cooking: Recipe and Tutorial

I am NOT a great cook, and yet, I have learned how to cook ADHD-friendly meals that are quick, delicious, and that even my kids will eat! Watch this video as I walk through one of our favorite recipes, step by step. It literally took me less than 5 minutes from start to finish. Here’s […]

Clean Eating for ADHD: Always Hungry Snack Guide

One of the best things parents can do to help their children with ADHD is to remove inflammatory foods and replace them with healthy, whole, nutrient dense foods. Unfortunately, this change can be overwhelming for parents. I’ve created an “Always Hungry Snack Guide” to help! Find it here: http://bit.ly/Always-Hungry-Snack-Guide

Picky Eating and ADHD: Do They Have To Go Hand in Hand?

What are some of the possible causes of picky eating in children with ADHD, and what can parents do about it? In this video, I answer these two questions. Here are a few of those possible causes of picky eating in children: -Sensory processing disorder -Emotions around food -Zinc deficiency (You can learn more about […]

ADHD in Children: Answers to FAQs

Do you have a child with ADHD? Listen in to this video where I went live and answered various questions about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in children. Questions like… – Are there any studies that show that diet helps reduce ADHD symptoms? – Do you have any resources about an ADHD-friendly diet or supplements for […]

ADHD in Children: Tips to Make Mornings Easier

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children can make mornings difficult! Check out these 5 tips to make mornings easier for kids with ADHD. Make Mornings Easier for Kids with ADHD: 1. Create a routine and stick with it. 2. Get as much done the night before as possible. 3. Be consistent. 4. Provide breakfast first […]

Could THIS Be To Blame For Aggressive Behavior in Children?

Is it possible that the foods we eat – and the foods we feed our children – could be affecting more than just the number on a bathroom scale? Could the toxic foods we eat be to blame for aggressive behavior in children? Could other typical ADHD symptoms actually be more closely correlated to a […]

ADHD, Picky Eating, and Zinc: How These 3 Things are Connected

One of the common obstacles many parents face when trying to improve their child’s diet is picky eating. What many parents don’t realize is that zinc deficiency is often the cause of this picky eating, especially in children with ADHD. Listen in to learn more.

How This Mom Stopped Picky Eating in Her ADHD Son

Think there is nothing you can do to stop picky eating in your child with ADHD? Think again! This mom was able to get her picky eater – who used to only eat 5 total foods – to eat fruits and vegetables on a regular basis. Watch this video to learn how she did it […]

Top 4 Ways to Stop Picky Eating In Your ADHD Child

Many parents of kids with ADHD battle picky eating. Watch this video for 4 tips that are sure to help stop picky eating once and for all. 4 Ways to Stop Picky Eating in Your ADHD Child: Only introduce one new food at a time. Try new foods when you know your child is hungry. […]

Could Junk Food Be One of the Causes of ADHD in Children?

Have you ever wondered if there are any environmental causes of ADHD in children? Or if there are any natural things you can do as a parent to help reduce your child’s ADHD symptoms? Watch this video to learn about how junk food can impact ADHD in children. And don’t worry…I’m not going to ask […]

Clean Eating for ADHD: Toss Those Goldfish Snacks!

Do your children (and in particular your children with ADHD) eat Goldfish crackers? If so, you definitely don’t want to miss this video! I shared why you want to STOP feeding your child these snacks today.

Picky Eating and ADHD: Could Zinc Deficiency Be The Culprit?

Check out my free webinar that will show you exactly how to fight your child’s ADHD symptoms naturally → Does your child with ADHD struggle with picky eating too? Zinc deficiency might be the culprit. Listen in to learn more. This is the link to the home zinc test I mentioned in the video: https://amzn.to/2xbqPbm

Clean Eating for ADHD: What About Soy?

Soy: Is it good or bad for your family? Trying to eat clean for your child with ADHD can be confusing because of all the mixed messages that advertisers are sending us. Listen in as I share more information about soy.

A Healthy(ish) Halloween for Children with ADHD

Looking for healthier Halloween candy that isn’t full of gluten, dairy, soy, food dyes, or other nasties? Listen in from some of my favorite tips and tricks to make Halloween fun without being full of candy that is terrible for you.

Top Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget

How can you eat healthy on a budget? It’s one of the most common questions I get asked by parents of children with ADHD who are trying to provide healthier meals for their families. Check out this video where I share some of my top tips like… Meal plan, meal plan, meal plan. Eat less […]

One Common Symptom of ADHD That No One Ever Talks About

Many parents know about some of the common symptoms of ADHD in children: symptoms like hyperactivity, emotional dysregulation, lack of focus, etc. But did you know there is one common symptom that many parents didn’t even realize was related to their child’s ADHD?

4 Common Myths about ADHD in Children

There are a lot of myths about ADHD. In this video, I dispel 4 of them: Myth #1: ADHD is NOT a real medical condition. Myth #2: ADHD is just bad behavior. Myth #3: People with ADHD are just lazy. Myth #4: It’s not ADHD; it’s bad parenting.

Behavior Problems Associated with ADHD: Our Train Ride from Hell

Years ago, when my son’s ADHD symptoms were at their worst, I remember this one particular time when we were on a train and it turned into this terrible experience for all of us. I call it the Train Ride from Hell now. There are often behavior problems associated with ADHD. At Our Road to […]

The Most Important Piece of Any ADHD Treatment Plan

There is one piece of the ADHD puzzle that is often overlooked in traditional ADHD treatment plans, and that is the right diet. Listen in to learn more about where to start in changing the diet of your child with ADHD.

To Parents of Kids with ADHD Who Want to Stop the Behavior Problems

Do your dreams begin and end with surviving the day? Do you wish for nothing more than to stop the ADHD behavior problems? Watch this video where I share how my life was transformed when I finally learned what to do to stop my son’s behavior issues that resulted from his ADHD. I used a […]

Dana Kay Welcome – Parents of Children with ADHD

This webinar is for parents who want a calm & focused child so they can get back to normal family experiences. In the webinar you will learn: 1. Why medication is NOT the only way to reduce symptoms. I’ll explain the 4 essential elements needed to reduce ADHD symptoms. 2. What to NEVER feed your […]

Does Your Child with ADHD Have Behavior Problems in School?

Does your child with ADHD have frequent behavior problems in school? If so, listen in to these tips and tricks to help: Tips to improve behavior at school: 1. Talk to the teacher and consider fidgets or alternate seating. 2. Work with your child to build social skills. 3. Work to reduce inflammation in your […]

Stop Blaming Your Child for Their Behavioral Problems

When a child has ADHD, they often also have behavioral problems. As a parent of a child with ADHD, it can be difficult to stop blaming them for their behavior, even if deep down, you know it’s not totally their fault. Watch this video for 3 steps you can take to help you STOP blaming […]

ADHD Anger Outbursts: Top Tips to Help Parents Stay Calm

Ever struggle to keep your cool in the middle of your child’s ADHD anger outburst? Watch this video for 6 quick tips that are sure to help you stay calm, even in the middle of a major meltdown. Top Tips to Help Parents Stay Calm: Don’t take it personally Show empathy Focus on the positive […]

An ADHD Treatment that Works: One Dad’s Story

It can be hard to find an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Treatment that actually works. In this video, a dad shares his reluctance to try another treatment (and why he’s so glad he eventually did!) Listen to his short story today!

ADHD Treatment: 2 Things They Don’t Want Me to Share

There are two things that many people in my industry would rather I NOT tell you about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder treatments. But I’m doing it anyway. Parents of kids with ADHD, watch this video to learn what those two things are!

Dana Kay ADHD Welcome Back

As a parent of a child with ADHD, you are in the right place, and I’m so thankful you have chosen to subscribe to the Our Road to Thrive channel! On this channel, you’ll find videos to help you naturally reduce your child’s ADHD symptoms.

ADHD Back to School Tips: Make Mornings Easier

Is back to school season difficult with your ADHD child? If so, check out these 5 tips to make back to school easier for kids with ADHD. Make Mornings Easier for Kids with ADHD: 1. Create a routine and stick with it. 2. Get as much done the night before as possible. 3. Be consistent. […]

The Truth About Magnesium and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Treatments

Could magnesium be a game-changer for your child with ADHD? In this video, I share the truth about magnesium and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder treatments. Magnesium is a really great supplement, and has been shown to be effective in helping some children with ADHD. Watch this video to find out why! BUT, it is not […]

One Thing Parents Need to Know About Interventions

There is one thing that I wish I had known when I first started my journey to naturally reduce my son’s ADHD symptoms. That one thing that every parent should know about interventions for ADHD is: there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Some kids benefit from certain supplements. Others don’t. Some kids have underlying stressors in […]

Leaky Gut: One Common Cause of ADHD Symptoms in Children

Have you ever wondered if there are any environmental causes of ADHD in children? Or if there are any natural things you can do as a parent to help reduce your child’s ADHD symptoms? Watch this video to learn about leaky gut, one of the most common cause of ADHD symptoms in children that I […]

6 Interventions for an ADHD Child

6 Strategies to Help Parents Naturally Reduce ADHD Symptoms: 1. Remove inflammatory foods. 2. Eat a whole micronutrient-rich diet. 3. Employ functional lab testing. 4. Parent therapy. 5. Remove artificial flavors, colors, and other additives. 6. Avoid screens and get regular outdoor physical exercise. In this video, I offer the opportunity to book a free […]

When Your Partner Doesn’t Agree with Your ADHD Treatments

What if you want to try an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder treatment, but your partner doesn’t? How can you convince them to give your idea a shot? In this video, I share the #1 way that many parents of kids with ADHD help get their partners on board.

Functional Lab Tests for ADD and ADHD

Many parents wonder if functional lab testing can be beneficial for their child with ADD or ADHD. In this video, I explain when I recommend functional lab testing to families (and when I don’t), as well as which tests I recommend and why.

What Lies Beneath the Symptoms

Health is the foundation of everything. The healthier our bodies are, the better they function, and the better medication and supplements may work. ADHD symptoms aren’t just driven by the brain — the entire body is one interconnected system so we need to take a holistic approach to get the very best results with ADHD. […]

Dana Kay Raised An ADHD Son and Has a Mission to Help You

Welcome to another episode of Action and Ambition. Today’s guest is Dana Kay, founder of Our Road to Thrive and the creator of the ADHD Thrive Method 4 Kids program. She’s also a Board-Certified Holistic Health Practitioner. Dana has a son with ADHD which encouraged her to help parents with ADHD children as well. Gladly, […]

Update on Anticoagulation in COVID-19

Patients with COVID-19 have an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), but the best strategy for the prevention and care of VTE remains elusive. Observational studies have suggested that empiric full anticoagulation in patients with COVID-19 is ineffective or indeed harmful. Recently, however, multiple large platform trials (ACTIV-4a, ATTACC, and REMAP-CAP) have provided surprising new […]

Healthier Brands of Ketchup

KETCHUP! Our kids love it, but most versions that are sold in the USA are TERRIBLE for their growing bodies. Is there a healthy version? In this video, I share some good news. There absolutely are healthier alternatives. Here is one of our family’s favorites: https://amzn.to/33Q7H4r

Ghouls, Ghosts and all that Ghastly Sugar

To share that an average American children and other children world eat way too much sugars on other days than just Halloween. According to American Heart Association the average One to Three years old consumes roughly 12 teaspoons of sugar a day. and an average four to eight years old consumes 21 teaspoons of sugar […]